5 tips for successful virtual learning, according to a local academic
Dress nicely, turn your camera on, have pen and paper ready, and sit up straight,” Laverick suggests. Start a reviewing routineDr. Laverick suggests building a daily habit of reading through your notes from class. If you’re indifferent to the notetaking method you use, sometimes switching up your method can help you stay more engaged in the content. Protect your eyesHas virtual learning bothered your eyes? Whether your learning is 100% virtual or a hybrid model, remembering these tips will set you up to do your best, even when the circumstances are not ideal.
Pandemic fatigue: What it is and how to cope
According to Bea, one of the best ways to fight pandemic fatigue is to find new ways to stay on track. “Finding a new mask, something that excites you, a new social distancing activity; finding something novel and new is a way we excite our brains and it’s a way we can overcome fatigue,” Bea said. For children experiencing fatigue, it is important to ensure they are staying active and getting as much exercise as possible. While pandemic fatigue is widespread, many people are also experiencing anxiety, depression and other mental health problems. Michigan-Wayne County Crisis and Referral Line: 800-241-4949 24/7 free, confidential crisis counseling, suicide prevention, and information and referral servicesRelated Stories