Covid has forced pretty much everyone teaching in higher and K-12 education to become at least proficient in online teaching and learning. The learning curve is steeper for some than it is for others and the it’s not reasonable to look at the spring semester as indicative of where we are or where we’ll be….
The sudden shift from face to face learning to online learning as a result of the Covid-19 crisis has highlighted multiple deficiencies across institutions of higher education — everything from an almost total lack of knowledge about technologically mediated learning among a substantial share of faculty to basic infrastructure problems like insufficient bandwidth on campus…
When it comes to the transition to online teaching and online learning, I’m one of the lucky ones. I was already teaching online this semester, so I didn’t have to scramble to make the transition tens of thousands of college professors and hundreds of thousands of K-12 teachers have had to make over the past…
What Foundations Can Do
Right now, everyone is scrambling. We’re trying to move to 100% remote work, 100% remote teaching, homeschooling our children, making sure the pantry is full, worrying what this all means for our employment or our friend’s employment or our parents’ employment, and trying to make sure we wash our hands even more than we should….