How educators are overcoming virtual learning challenges

These creative solutions from teachers can inspire parents with at-home learners

When K-6 special ed teacher Leanne Wu had to take her class remote, she knew she was going to face challenges getting her students—all of whom have developmental delays or sensory challenges—to fully benefit from the lessons she was presenting.

So the educator from the West Contra Costa Unified School District near San Francisco came up with an innovative solution: She had her students produce and star in a Zoom play that reimagined the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme.

Wu’s students told how the notorious egg—stuck in his castle during quarantine—climbed the walls out of boredom and frustration. Triumphantly reaching the top, he lost his balance. (You know the rest of the story.)

The project, she says, was a powerful motivator to get her

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