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.
In addition to his role as current President of ECOO (Education Computing Organization of Ontario), Andrew Forgrave is also a newly-minted retired educator. In this conversation, however, he pushes back against that familiar notion of retirement, revealing the ways in which some new work in coding with kids has been impacted by the current COVID-19 crisis. Some powerful insights into the importance of human interaction and feedback during these times.