We know that in this age of working remotely, teachers are not only juggling teaching students and interacting with parents, they’re also continuing the behind-the-scenes role of teaching – lesson planning, grading, uploading documents and of course engaging in team and faculty meetings. While much of this work is stressful, meetings don’t have to be.
Consider adding a social emotional component to the start of your next online meeting. How? There are tons of simple ways. Here are a few ideas, or come up with your own!
These are just a few quick ideas for how to start meetings but feel free to tailor to your setting. The ultimate goal is that everyone feels a sense of calm and connection during this time.