Living, teaching and learning during a pandemic.

Living, teaching and learning during a pandemic.
By Emily Salines
As we are starting to settle into online delivery, reading again this article by Aisha S. Ahmad in the Chronicle of Higher Education (27 March 2020) – ‘Why You Should Ignore All That Coronavirus-Inspired Productivity Pressure’ – reminds us to breathe and pace ourselves.
Heart embroidery by Sara King
Heart embroidery by Sara Kelly

The article reminds us that in due course we can reach a time when creativity can flourish in the midst of the most challenging circumstances. The encouragement to take time to adapt, and the three stages outlined by Ahmad (1. Security; 2. Mental shift; 3. Embrace a new normal) could feed into the way we approach our online teaching, reminding us to give our students the space and the time to transition to new ways of learning.

https://www.chronicle.com/article/Why-You-Should-Ignore-All-That/248366/

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