3 initial thoughts, ideas, or feelings

  1. It takes a lot of trial and error and can’t be expected to come together perfectly on the first time around.
  2. It is NOT easier than face-to-face!
  3. Strong structure and clear instructions can mean a lot to students.

2 questions

  1. How do you find the perfect balance between giving students room to breath and abandoning them?
  2. When does enough structure/instruction tip over into too much?

1 metaphor or simile

In my experience, it can be a terrifying juggling act. You feel like you’re trying to balance many elements to ensure students are getting what they need at the right time and way and you wish someone could help you but sometimes you need to struggle through to learn what works for you, your students, and your course. Then it gets a bit easier.