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5 Tips for Engaging ALL Students Virtually

by James Cross on March 11 2021

This post was originally published on Rocketship Public Schools.

What does an engaged classroom look like? Do images of happy students raising their hands, sharing ideas, collaborating with peers, and completing assignments that challenge their learning come to mind? Now take a moment to think about what engagement looks like in a virtual classroom. Do your expectations for engagement change?

Now, more than ever, we have to be intentional about how we engage our students. Here five ways elementary school teachers are building engagement with their learners!

  • Tip #1: Leverage what you already have!
  • Tip #2: Simon Says this one is great!
  • Tip #3: Turn and talk with who you have at home!
  • Tip #4: We love virtual teaching, yes we do, we love virtual teaching, how about you?
  • Tip #5: Make learning a hoot with Kahoot!

Read full descriptions and explore examples of these tips here.

Find more tips and blogs on Rocketship's Teacher PD Launchpad, a free resource hub created for elementary teachers by elementary teachers.

About the Author

James Cross is a 4th Grade Teacher at Rocketship Nashville Northeast Elementary.