When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade!   4 comments

A teacher who finds a way to reach out when there are school closings. — kenne

A Teacher's Reflections

It happened quickly.  Schools closed for two weeks.  Teachers went in on Friday to do a deep cleaning, from surfaces to toys, even markers and the cover of every book.  Over the weekend the closings of public places skyrocketed.  On Monday schools were mandated to close for three weeks.

As a teacher, I need to reach out to children and teach.  But how?  There is little for them to do outside of home.  And then it struck me.

I can read to them online!

Surely there was a way to do that.  I had read aloud the book The Poet’s Dog on my blog.  Maybe YouTube would work for the children?  I watched a tutorial on how to set this up.  On one hand my heart was pounding with excitement, and on the other hand I was filled with terror.  This non-techy person was on the end of the 10…

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Posted March 19, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

4 responses to “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Lemonade!

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  1. Thank you for sharing this, Kenne!

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  2. What a great idea!

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  3. Our library just started reading on YouTube to the children also. I wonder if Jennie started an important ball rolling. That is a great idea!

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    • Schools and libraries are having to get creative using today’s technology to continue providing learning experiences. I also heard where museums are doing some online learning experiences. Some good can come out of these not so good times.


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