This is really really powerful : “I fee…

This is really really powerful : “I feel that one the best things we can do is to show understanding and empathy with our students and families. I’ve been doing this by check-in with my students to see how they are handling the lockdown mentally, emotionally and physically.” I hope you can feel my virtual standing ovation across the Pacific. You mention drama. What about trying to switch more to mobile teaching? I feel like it is much more likely that we will be able to scale effective teaching and learning like this, especially outside of international schools. Our colleague Carla from South Africa mentions challenges because of internet infrastructure and lack of hardware. It feels like mobile might be the only viable option for a while. And while social media comes with its own challenges, I could see asking kids to act our different parts on TikTok or others and then assembling this into more complete work would be very powerful indeed. Finally, I feel for you. These are challenging times and being able to connect with others across the world is important. I am here to further talk these things through and welcome the opportunity to do so.