Check-in daily with each student:
Daily check-ins give you the opportunity to help keep students present and show them you are there for them and care about their well-being.
Conduct a daily, online survey:
Online surveys provide students the opportunity to
share their feelings and opinions. Do they have access to meals? Are they
feeling left out of interactions or confused about current assignments? Ask
specific questions that will let you know how your student is coping as well as
what you can do better to improve their learning.
Enable threaded discussions:
Threaded discussions facilitate quality peer-to-peer
interaction. Students can discuss certain assignments such as a chapter in a
book or an art project. Make sure to set
clear boundaries between acceptable and unacceptable behavior in their
conversations. Monitor discussions and prompt replies from students to help
facilitate their discussions.
Conduct live, virtual lessons or class meetings:
This allows students to see you and one another in real time as often as you so choose. There are many communication platforms to choose from for this. If possible, choose one that allows for chatting during a virtual meeting so that students can talk to one another and ask and answer questions. Keep them engaged. Make sure to leave plenty of time for students to ask questions.