Resources for Improving Your Remote Presence

Eight years ago when I first started sharing philosophical tidbits with my staff at Shanghai Community International School as the Middle School Assistant Principal, it was mostly me sharing interesting articles I had read, videos I’d seen, and occasionally some of my own thoughts.  Over time I’ve grown more comfortable sharing my own thoughts and found a bit more of my own voice in writing.  However, from time to time, I like to “go old school” and share some quality articles/blog posts that I consider good/relevant resources.

So without further ado, here are three that I’ve seen on Edutopia recently.  I don’t agree with everything on Edutopia but there are lots of great contributors who have wonderful ideas to share.  These three all seem very relevant to some of the conversations I’ve been having around the building and in meetings lately.  Enjoy 🙂

6 Strategies for Successful Distance Learning

Teachers can create an environment in which both they and their students feel empowered for remote teaching and learning.

How to Choose Words That Motivate Students During Online Learning

Framing assignments in student-centric rather than teacher-centric ways can encourage engagement and persistence in learning.

5 Research-Backed Tips to Improve Your Online Teaching Presence

As the physical distance increases between you and your students, so can the psychological and emotional space. Here are some tips that can help.

Please note that, occasionally in some of my posts I will link to external sites.  It is important to understand that, while I’m providing these links for convenience and for informational purposes, they do not constitute my endorsement or my approval of any of the products, services, or opinions of the organization, site, or authors.  Additionally, I bear no responsibility for the accuracy, legality, or content of the external site or for that of subsequent links.

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