August - December 2020
Amelia (Xi) Li
Support schoolteachers adapting to remote learning.
Many educators have approached the adaptation to remote and hybrid learning as a problem of technology, eagerly trying to learn new or unfamiliar tools like Google Classroom.
AIU3, however, wanted teachers to approach the switch with pedagogy at the forefront.
We often had educators asking us, 'Well, how do I give out this worksheet on the computer?' ...
We don't want educators to bring ineffective teaching practices with them online. We want to use this transition as an opportunity to focus on effective teaching skills. Pedagogy first, technology second.
The Instructional Design Principles ask teachers to focus on the following when running class remotely:
This plugin allows users to search and filter for AIU3's real-time professional development events and asynchronous video lessons all in one place.
Finally, I customized the site's Events RSS feed to display our content in bi-weekly email newsletters with robust styling that stands up to most email clients.a test email in MailChimp