Resilient Teaching and Learning

 

If there is one thing that we’ve learned from COVID-19 it’s that we need to be ready to pivot our teaching at a moment’s notice.  We need to be resilient.  “Resilient teaching” refers to adaptive behaviors used to develop a course for maximum flexibility.  The phrase takes its lead from Inside Higher Ed, where researchers have been identifying key strategies that empower teachers to face shifting learning environments. 1

The components of resilient teaching (below) are not in a particular order or hierarchy. Each is independent and equally important to the other. They are suggestions as you create a definitive plan that will help you to thrive, not just survive, in the face of any change.

considerations if you have to move to fully online teaching

PLAN YOUR COURSE

Create an engaging final week of school

SELECT A TEACHING MODEL

Have a Plan B

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION

find course resources

MODIFY YOUR SYLLABUS

foster resilient learners