Kindergarten students are experiencing school for the first time -- and they’re doing it remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Laura Janik is a kindergarten teacher with Wayne-Westland Community Schools. She said the kindergarteners are eager to learn. She devised a system to be able to speak to her class remotely in a way that teaches them the basics.
Everything has to be bigger on the screen to capture and keep a child’s attention. Teaching them the basics is only part of the lesson. Janik said you also have to inspire them and show them that you’re proud.
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