When Technology Fails

15-20 minute read and Padlet activity

When we say we want digital learning to be accessible, we also need to consider keeping ourselves flexible enough to accommodate all learners. This includes learners with limited or no internet connectivity. 

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How might we ensure that learning still happens even without the internet? What options do we have? What can we do?

👉 How To Reach Students without Internet: Key Recommendations

This is a 4-page article created by the members of the Teaching Without Internet Alliance published on the Teach for All website on how to reach students even without the internet.

It’s a 10-15 minute insightful read, something that you can easily apply to your teaching practices. Here are some of the key points.

  • Ensure students are safe first
  • Leverage the community to help with learning
  • Get creative with technology
  • Print and distribute paper packets
  • Support teachers with their technology needs
  • Support parents with their needs
  • Encourage your students with positive reinforcement

💭 Have a think!

  • After reading the article, what can you say about the recommendations? Have you tried doing some or all of those in your own classes?
  • Are there any strategies or recommendations that you want to add?

You can share your answers in our Padlet board:

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