The winter months are busy with holiday celebrations and family traditions. It’s a time where people all over the world participate in their own cultural rituals and festivities. It’s also a great time of the year to incorporate a “Holiday’s Around the World” lesson into your classroom.
When it comes to online learning, parents are often unsure of how they can help their children succeed.
Many parents of online students fail to realize that their support, encouragement, and involvement is critical, just as it is for parents with students in a traditional learning environment. Supporting your online student is crucial to their success and doing so may be easier than you think.
Anything But Average
Many people have asked me in my time as an online educator, “What’s the average student like in your classes?” When I hear this question, I can’t help but shake my head in frustration. I find myself wondering why the person asking thinks that online students somehow differ from those in brick-and-mortar schools.
Anatomy of an Online Teacher
Have you ever considered teaching online? Most brick-and-mortar teachers cringe at the thought, and, perhaps, that is because they have a mistaken idea of what it’s all about. Let’s set the record straight. But before we do, let’s get a few common misconceptions out of the way.