Is your child attending an online class?

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Is your child attending an online class?

Moving to online teaching due to the Coronavirus has been a sudden and unexpected challenge for students and teachers but I am seeing preschool and Pre-K teachers step up to the plate. No challenge, even Coronavirus, is going to stand in the way of teachers doing what they can to support their littles.

Many of the teachers I am speaking of have been teaching their students through an online portal of some sort. Some of those teachers are doing it for free and a few are getting paid. In either case, if your child is spending time in an online class with his or her teacher, here are a few tips to help your child get the most out of their online learning experience.

Keep in mind that your child’s teacher has probably had to learn a LOT about technology in a hurry to get something up and running. Let me encourage you to show up for your child’s time with his or her teacher. The teachers I have talked with genuinely want to keep the connection going even if it means doing it online. AND be patient when the technology isn’t cooperating. Teaching and learning online presents new challenges but with everyone jumping in and doing their part, it can be a very rewarding experience.

Deborah

Now it’s your turn, leave a comment below letting me know how your online teaching or learning experiences are going. I want to hear all about it!

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Deborah J Stewart

Deborah J Stewart

Every time I think I know everything I need to know about teaching young children, God says, "Hold on a minute!" and gives me a new challenge.

Let me tell ya...

With each new challenge that you overcome, you will find yourself better equipped and more passionate about teaching young children.

God didn't call wimps to lead, teach, or care for His children. Nope, he has high expectations, so get ready. You will have to give your very best but after teaching for over 30 years, I can tell you that it is a wonderful and rewarding journey.

Whenever your calling feels hard, just remember, 'He who began a good work in you (and in the children you serve) will be faithful to complete it.'

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