the much of 2020 and beyond, online learning became the norm in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. While most schools across the country are back to in-person instruction, there are still some facilities, teachers, and students that prefer a completely remote or hybrid model.
There are plenty of benefits to online learning for students. It tends to increase computer and Internet proficiency, encourages engagement, and can work for a variety of learning styles.
However, not every child is comfortable or confident in an online setting. Maybe they’re naturally shy, or maybe they’re nervous about seeing themselves on a screen and participating. As an educator, it’s important to draw out the confidence of your students, even if it’s through a computer screen. Let’s cover a few strategies you can use to boost your student’s confidence in the online classroom, and make the learning experience more enjoyable for them.