UNC-Chapel Hill’s move to online classes is the ‘canary in the coal mine’

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has had a turbulent week. Within only a few days of restarting fall classes in-person, school officials identified four outbreaks of the COVID-19 disease and coronavirus tests turned up more than 130 positive cases.  Officials made the call Monday to transition all undergraduate classes online for the […]

Why UNC’s plan to reopen its flagship campus unraveled so fast

They all saw it coming.  Or so read the editorial from the student journalists at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who delivered a scathing condemnation of administrators’ refusal to heed instructors’ and health officials’ warnings that...

Improving online learning through reflective practice

Dive Brief: It can be difficult for classroom teachers to find time to reflect on the school day, high school engineering teacher John Kamal writes for Edutopia. But making small changes, like recording notes and details daily, can help educators take a more holistic...

3 ways to build online class culture

Andrea Teske teaches English and creative writing at Insight School of Washington. In 2015, she was selected Teacher of the Year at her school by the administration, staff and students. Even if school moves online in the fall, teachers and students don’t have to lose...