Technology adds new twists to teachers’ tasks

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Jenkins teaches five sections of ninth grade Global Studies and Geography I and 2, including two honors sections. Wright teaches the same subject for ninth grade special education inclusion classes, using many of the same materials. Their strategy involves online meetings with students, videos and five-minute video posts.

“Students want videos. They like to compete on Kahoot,” said Johnson, referring to an educational game. “They want to hear my voice, my jokes. We want to keep continuity.”

“Connection is huge,” said Wright.

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