Remote Learning ended for us on October 12th 2020. Students and staff had worked remotely for 8 weeks in Semester 1, then returned to onsite learning for 5 weeks and then did another 9 weeks remotely. Like a bad romance we put remote learning behind us and moved on. Unfortunately COVID does not seem to be… Continue reading Feedback from Remote Learning 2.0
With Melbourne schools looking likely to head back into lockdown I thought I would share our reflections of remote learning. To give some context we are a 7 to 12. school with over 1100 students. Our plan for remote learning was: All our students have a netbook so we could provide an online curriculum knowing… Continue reading Remote Learning 1.0
We are three weeks into our remote learning experience. Our staff and done an amazing job so far. My favorite tweet at the start of this process was “Teachers started out running a marathon and part way through someone turned it into a triathlon.” We have rapidly changed our game plan. Our swim and bike… Continue reading Surviving but not thriving in an online learning world.
Necessity is the mother of invention. Our schools shut down on Tuesday, March 24th. We had to find a way to teach remotely. We have used moodle for years as our LMS (Learning Management System) so asynchronous lessons for all but the practical subjects would be a doddle. Largely they have been. We’ve had no problems… Continue reading Why is remote teaching software rubbish?