Ten Days Teaching Online: What I’ve Learnt So Far- Part 2

After ten days of jumping into online teaching and wading through the quagmire of “How to’s..” and “Do’s and don’ts”…I can say we have learnt a few things! Of course, we continue to learn each day. Here are some of my thoughts on teaching remotely, also including Microsoft Teams: Try not to post on weekends … Read more

Ten Days Teaching Online: What I’ve Learnt So Far – Part 1

Schools were shut down and everybody started scrambling to find the best way to continue, online. Our school fortunately, already had some experience in using online tools for the management of classes and work. It was a matter of teacher training and preparedness. Two days were definitely not enough for me to train up everyone … Read more

Coronavirus shutting school down – What about teaching online?

The idea of schools shutting down in South Africa to combat the spread of a new strain of Coronavirus seems that it may become a reality. We need to be equipped as teachers to continue teaching and engaging with our classes remotely with the aid of technology. Instead of fearing the situation of having to … Read more