A Few Tips from an Educator on How to Support Your Students During this Pandemic:
Here is an informative article from Mays Imad, a pathophysiology and biomedical ethics instructor at Pima Community College. You can read more about her teaching strategies here.
Some of her tips to educators include:
Emailing students to remind them that you are there for them
Repeat some of the main takeaways students should be getting from their new online lessons. For many students, a switch to online learning is a huge transition and may impact the information they are retaining from the lessons.
Using optimistic language while also acknowledging their fears about COVID-19
A Message to Students:
Please remember to be understanding and respectful towards your instructors as they, too, are navigating a whole new remote landscape. Try to send your teacher a thank-you email and acknowledge the hard work they've put in to help you on your academic journey thus far.