Equity through Virtual Teaching with Dr. Michael Robinson Transformative Principal 385


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Dr. Robinson is on a mission to ensure that all students and educational practitioners receive the best experience in educational technology that will ensure immediate and future success in the real world. He believes in forming long-lasting partnerships with school districts and educational professionals in order to meet all students’ individual needs and the continuous promotion of differentiated learning.

Proximity Learning is an online education service company serving over 150 school districts and instructing over 50,000 students annually. They’ve been in the virtual learning space for 10 plus years, and their leadership team is made up of former teachers, principals, superintendents, etc. who see this as an opportunity to really make a difference in the education space as a whole.

  • Virtual Teachers fill the gap when we have teacher shortages.
  • LMS and virtual video conferencing software to make the magic happen.
  • Facilitator in the classroom when that is needed.
  • If you don’t need a full time teacher to teach a respective course, you can just select that one course.
  • Best practices for remote learning. Asynchronous student is on their own.
  • Synchronous the teacher is still with those kids.
  • Connectivity is really important.
  • What skills do teachers need to work in virtual environments?
  • Each school district needs a remote learning action plan.
  • During parent teacher conferences teachers and parents can still interact virtually.
  • Students have their own ways of communicating in the online environment.
  • What does the future of school look like?
  • We do have a teacher shortage, so we are going to have to do more with less, or make education more enticing to teachers.
  • When you have LMS and Virtual software to connect with kids.
  • Maybe we don’t have all the brick and mortar buildings that we currently have.
  • how to be a transformative principal? Open your mind, don’t think that everything has to be in a brick and mortar environment. Embrace synchronous virtual instruction.
  • If they don’t have a strong math teacher, they don’t have equity.
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