For Teachers and Parents: What Have YOU Learned About Teaching and Learning Since the Covid-19 Lockdown?

Please let me know what revelations you’ve had since the lock-down and how the learning is going.

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Over recent years our kids and teachers have been under increasing pressure. Over-stuffed specifications and examinations with rigid mark schemes have changed teaching and learning…and not for the better!

So how does Covid change our understanding of teaching and learning?

  1. Children and parents get an enormous amount of work set by school. This is a great way to show parents just how much the school system has changed! Most parents are also amazed by the level at which our kids are expected to work.
  2. Children start to log on and complete their favourite tasks first showing us that they are capable of some independent learning.
  3. Children and parents work together to complete longer and more complex tasks including making arguments, developing ideas and understanding more difficult concepts. This is where useful learning can take place…but
  4. THERE ARE SOME THINGS THAT PARENTS AND KIDS CAN’T DO EASILY WITHOUT SPECIALIST TEACHERS.

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Published by rmcintosh2018

English Teacher and Copywriter

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