Caring Connections for Social, Emotional, Behavioral Health
Maintaining and communicating predictable routines helps students to maintain a sense of psychological safety.
Do not assume that students understand your routine is changing due to current events.
Taking the time to explain the changes and providing a predictable agenda will reduce student stress.
When transitioning education online, it can be helpful to remember that the practices that are used in a physical classroom can work just as well in the virtual classroom. The first step in setting up any classroom is to define expected behaviors, which can be done most effectively through a behavior teaching matrix.