The Fragility of Remote Instruction.

deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog

Today, our Louisiana district has a remote learning day in anticipation of severe weather.

Ever since Hurricane Ida, my internet has been sketchy. It was completely out for almost two months. It has gone down for days since then, and I realized last week while trying to have a Zoom call that it cannot handle video exchanges with any reliability.

Today during two of my Google Meet classes, I was booted out of my own GM several times. I had to shut down extra screens (as in the ability to take roll in a timely manner, or to efficiently read and respond to school emails, or even to assign my Google Classroom work in real time).

I was able to schedule my GC assignments ahead of time, but even these took several extra minutes to appear.

I understand my district’s decision to go remote, and I agree with the decision…

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