How to Boost Student Engagement on Zoom

Student engagement is one of the most important elements for successful teaching and learning. An engaged classroom promotes active learning, critical thinking, and knowledge retainment. When the majority (or even a good chunk) of students are engaged, they co-create a positive learning environment where students not only engage with the materials, but also help supportContinue reading “How to Boost Student Engagement on Zoom”

The Changing Roles of Educators in Online Teaching

In the various conversations that I had with educators in these past months, I heard the resistance to and anxiety about online learning. Many educators who are unfamiliar with online teaching work hard to recreate their classrooms in online learning platforms (e.g. Canvas, Google Classroom, Zoom, etc.). They want to construct an online learning environmentContinue reading “The Changing Roles of Educators in Online Teaching”