Remote Teaching Resources
MƒA Teachers Share Promising Practices Related to Community, Engagement, Assessment, and Content.
This July, MƒA teachers participated in a virtual forum to share and reflect on how to best help all students learn remotely. Participants explored student participation, assessment, ownership, socio-emotional support, digital interactions, accountability, collaboration, and more.
Throughout the forum, teachers raised concerns about students whose needs are not being met through remote learning, due to factors including diverse learning needs, responsibilities outside of school, and access to and proficiency with reliable technology.
Teachers also shared examples of remote teaching successes. MƒA interviewed several of these teachers and created one-page descriptions linked below. Our hope is that the stories provide new ideas for other teachers to tackle these challenges as well as comfort in knowing they are not alone in their experiences.
Click below to learn more about how MƒA teachers are addressing remote-teaching challenges in four areas of common concern.
How do you build and maintain community in a virtual classroom?
- Asynchronous Connections
- Laura Torres, High School of Telecommunication Arts and Technology
- One-on-one Meetings in Breakout Rooms
- Michael Wijaya, Bard High School Early College Queens
- Joyously Doing Math Together Using Nearpod
- Soni Midha, East Side Community School
- Meditation and Mindfulness
- Chris Weisbrot, Curtis High School
How are you, your colleagues, or your school addressing the challenges of student engagement? What new strategies have you made in the virtual classroom?
How have you evolved, transformed, or modified the way you design assessment since moving to remote teaching?
- Project-Based Assessments
- Sharon Collins, New Heights Academy Charter School
- Group Assessments
- Katherine Jacobson, Nyack High School
- Teaching and Assessing Vocabulary Using Flocabulary
- David Connelly, Science, Technology and Research Early College High School at Erasmus
How have you evolved, transformed, or modified the way you design curriculum since moving to remote teaching?
- Building a YouTube Channel
- Raul Saenz, Brooklyn Tech High School
- Using Project-Based Learning
- Chaya Baras, West Brooklyn Community High School
- Creating Asynchronous Lessons with Student Supports
- Jade Jenkins, KIPP Infinity Charter School