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Building Classroom Community
How To Build a Classroom Community During Distance Education
- PLAY GAMES
An online bingo card generator allows you to customize the cards. A dance party gets students moving.
2. SHARE WHAT WE HAVE IN COMMON
Have students design a bitmoji locker to share with classmates
3. ASK QUESTIONS
Start synchronous sessions with questions. Have students raise their hands or an object to answer. Ex. Who likes summer?
4. TEAMWORK TALES
Have students work in teams to write a collaborative story using Google Docs or Slides. Do it throughout the year based on content.