An important aspect to successful online instruction is engaging with students in an intentional and meaningful manner. Below is a list of some best practices related to online engagement:
There are a variety of online tools and software that are great for getting students to participate, engage, and work collaboratively during an online session. Below is a short list of some commonly used engagement tools including a brief description and a link for more information:
Zoom Whiteboard - is a Zoom feature that allows the meeting host to share a whiteboard with other participants where people can annotate on.
Zoom Polls - is a Zoom feature that allows the meeting host to create single choice or multiple choice polling questions for a meeting. The host can launch poll questions during a meeting and collect responses from the attendees.
Padlet - is an online platform that allows users to create digital walls where students can post notes in real-time. Padlet is the virtual equivalent to writing on a sticky note and putting it up on the wall.
Kahoot - is a game-based learning platform where you can create, share and play learning games or trivia quizzes with your students.
Google Jamboard - is a whiteboard that allows the user(s) to write, draw, insert images, and collaborate in real time.
Developing Effective Discussions:
Creating a Welcoming and Inclusive Environment:
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