Online learning: The new normal

By Diego Ojeda
www.srojeda.com
@DiegoOjeda66

Just a little over a week ago I was saying goodbye to my students without knowing when I would see them again. This was a rather strange, and above all, sad experience, as I described it in a blog post.

By now I have already met a couple of times online with each one of my classes and to be honest, it has been one of the longest weeks of my life. In addition to the idea of having to be confined at home, the pressure of preparing classes in a format that we are not used to can be a very big challenge.

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4 Learning Site tools for remote teaching

By Elena Giudice 
@SraGiudice

With all of us inevitably turning over to online teaching, EntreCulturas offers an array of diverse activities. Now is the time to further explore the Learning Site and all of its capabilities. Since I enjoy writing my own assessments and communicative tasks, I had forgotten about some of the resources available. I was recently reminded by my colleague about the Recursos and Sólo para profesores folders which provide some awesome resources. Below, I’ll take you through the top four features that I intend to use in the upcoming weeks.

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Tips & tools for teaching and learning remotely

We know that school closures are inevitable. As a way to support our teachers and students, we have created a tip sheet that describes how the Learning Site will aid in teaching and learning remotely.

The Learning Site provides the pathway to all of our performance-based digital resources so that you can continue teaching and learning without interruption. Set clear objectives and learning goals, explore all of the differentiated activities for students and give timely and effective feedback online.

Before you get started, remember that changing learning environments can present some challenges. Keep the following in mind:

  • Ensure that lessons are equitable, flexible, and accessible to all.
  • Practice new changes in procedures including how to log in to the Learning Site in advance.
  • Review digital etiquette.

Download our tip sheet below and visit our website for more information!

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