Recently, learners and educators throughout Ontario began working together under very different circumstances. In what has been described by the provincial government as Continuous Learning, and by others as Emergency Remote Learning, Ontario Teachers are again working with their students — not in their classrooms — but rather from their homes. Join us as we converse with Ontario educators and hear, in their own voices, what it is like to be in Ontario: Learning Together at Home.
Zoe Branigan-Pipe is a Special Assignment Teacher for the Gifted in the Hamilton Wentworth School District. Zoe also teaches the Junior Additional Basic Qualifications Course at Brock University.
In this conversation, we focus on how her role has been transformed over the course of the year and, in particular, during this time of COVID-19. How does a non-classroom teacher function in a time of remote learning?