My first child was a baby when I began working from home. I imagined that working from home would be such a joy because I would spend every waking hour with my little one. I would not miss out on his first words, his first steps, or any of those important moments that only come once in a lifetime. This proved to be mostly true.
Teachers all around the country have been thrown into virtual classrooms. Now that so many of you are virtual teachers, I wanted to share some of my tips on how you can communicate virtually with your parents and students. These are tips that I’ve learned that both parents and students respond to during my experience as a full-time virtual teacher in a public elementary school.