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What does the future of teaching look like?

What does the future of teaching look like?

What skills and experiences do our teachers need as they look to educate students post-COVID-19 (Coronavirus)? We connect with the University of Dundee MA education IB Pathway class to learn more about how lecturers, student teachers and schools are preparing for instruction and hear about their virtual practicum experiences at the International School of Como.

Nurturing the attributes of a good learner

Nurturing the attributes of a good learner

As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Julia Savaniu completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on how virtual learning allowed her to individualize student instruction and helped students master the technology needs our world now requires.

Going virtual—symbolically, holistically and effectively

Going virtual—symbolically, holistically and effectively

As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Amy Fraser completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on how virtual teaching allowed her to improve her communication and problem-solving skills.

The journey begins with fascinating dialogue

The journey begins with fascinating dialogue

The International School of Como’s Deputy Principal Jane Whittle reflects on the skills educators need to master when teaching remotely and her experience hosting a virtual practicum for student-teachers in partnership with the University of Dundee.

Encouraging student agency, responsibility and independence

Encouraging student agency, responsibility and independence

As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Georgia Fullarton completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on the value of student agency, community and collaboration in online teaching, skills she hopes to continue in the classroom.

The unexpected possibility of a virtual practicum

The unexpected possibility of a virtual practicum

As an IB pathway student-teacher studying at the University of Dundee, Amellia Elizabeth Menmuir completed a virtual practicum at the International School of Como. She reflects on the new possibilities and resources that online learning has opened up for future classroom instruction.

Nikki Doig is a lecturer in education at the University of Dundee in the School of Education and Social Work

Unlocking virtual doors in lockdown

Nikki Doig is a lecturer at the University of Dundee in Scotland, supporting undergraduate education students working towards the IBEC Certificate in Teaching and Learning. She shares her perspective on coordinating a virtual practicum with the International School of Como and incorporating practices from online teaching into the classroom.