Second in a Series: Sidney Teachers and the COVID-19 Virus The Challenge of Staying Effective
April 15, 2020
"I will say it is tough to have the same level of engagement online as in my regular classroom. I try to say the occasional ridiculous thing in my lectures, so hopefully, students will stay awake," said Tyler Shaw, a teacher of chemistry and physics at Sidney High School.
Shaw is one of the many educators around the world that is affected by school closures, a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic that began in December of 2019. Now, Shaw is working to move his everyday classwork into an online-based course of study.
Shaw spends much of his time recording lessons and posting assignmen...