As teachers around the world respond to the COVID-19 pandemic by moving their classrooms online, the challenges they face vary from school to school and district to district. Kay Vanzant-Bradney is a middle school teacher at a Title I Southern California middle school with a majority low-income population. She is using the Applied Digital Skills curriculum to help transition her classes, track student work from afar, and provide the support her students need to learn.
How are you using Applied Digital Skills to facilitate remote learning?
How have you been empowered as a teacher during a time of uncertainty?
I like that the skills my students learn as part of the Applied Digital Skills curriculum are real-life skills that people in the workforce use every day.
How are you customizing the lessons to fit your needs?
What are a few standout observations, moments, or successes you’ve experienced since remote learning began?
It’s heartwarming! The personality and sense of community in our class are beginning to return.