During a storytelling zoom meeting, one of the toddlers left.
I felt helpless, shame (parents are there), and discouraged to continue with the remaining children.
If you are teaching online and kids leave the class ( computer) what can you do? nothing...
You can't even ask them to come back! They can do what they want! It's their house!
So the bad news is that we, kindergarten and teachers lose a lot of control during online class.
The good news is that we will have to be more:
more creative and interesting.
Kids will stay with us because they WANT to. Not because they have to. And that's good, right? We want kids to want to listen to us. But it's a challenge.
In this blog post, I offer 8 different ways you can engage kids in your activity even if they are toddlers.
If you are a homeschool parent, it can help you too. If you are a parent that wants your child to take part in lessons, share this with their teachers.
By the way, these tactics...