Featured Stories and Resources
Teachers: Talking to Children about COVID-19
UNICEF provides suggestions about how teachers can engage students of different ages (preschool, primary, lower secondary and upper secondary) on preventing and controlling the spread of COVID-19.
Short Course: Quality Online Teaching
From Monash University (Australia) this short course is a rapid-fire introduction to remote/online learning. It is light on theory and rich in practical advice and exemplars. Remote learning is possible, fun and challenging!
Radio, TV, Mobile Phones and Online Learning – Options for Distance Learning During Covid-19
Schools around the world are using a combination of radio, TV, mobile-phones and on-line platforms to keep learning going during these challenging times.
Setting up Work from Home – A Wellbeing Approach
This is not a normal set of circumstances. These are not normal working days and times.
This resource provides suggestions for setting up at home for your work and looking after your wellbeing.
Learning the basics of Zoom
Now that online teaching is the norm, many teachers and parents are turning to Zoom. It’s an amazing resource, but it can be kind of daunting if you’ve never tried it before. We’re here to help… so we’ve created a “Zoom for Teachers” guide that will help teacher and parents learn to use it in no time.
Distance Learning Solutions for Teachers during COVID-19
UNESCO has compiled a list of educational applications, platforms and resources aim to help facilitate student learning and provide social care and interaction during periods of school closure. Most of the solutions curated are free and many cater to multiple languages.
Apps To Combat Anxiety and Stress during COVID-19
Let’s face it, we’re all feeling a little bit anxious these days, what with distance learning, social distancing, watching the news, and googling Covid-19 symptoms. While some people can take a quick moment and zen out, others need a bit of help.
From the classroom to the home room (Part 3)
Assessing students is a core part of education. Even in the physical classroom this can be a difficult task, so …
From the classroom to the home room (Part 2)
You’re well-versed in how you introduce content to your students in the classroom—what does this look like in a virtual environment? This resource provides advice on how to transfer the strategies you use when distributing content in the physical classroom, into the virtual (and often asynchronous) classroom.