Mansfield Teacher Grocery Shopping and Raising Money for Those in Need

Teachers who are caring for young children or elderly relatives or who have other responsibilities to balance while learning new platforms and teaching their students are stretched incredibly thin right now, but many teachers who have the time are finding ways to give back. Mansfield teacher Louis Goffinet is one of them. The twenty-six-year-old Lebanon…

Hayes and Murphy Address Education Concerns During Tele-Town Hall

Despite the social distancing restrictions now in place due to COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to communicate with your elected officials, at the local, state, and federal levels. During a tele-town hall yesterday with Congresswoman Jahana Hayes and constituents, Senator Chris Murphy reinforced this message saying, “Everything that Jahana and I do we do…

Keep Your Video Conference Secure With These Tips to Prevent ‘Zoom-Bombing’

Video conferencing can be a great tool to connect with students during these unprecedented times, but you need to make sure you are taking steps to keep you and your students safe. A number of schools around the country have reported incidents of “Zoom-bombing,” where uninvited individuals have joined a class video conference and yelled…

The Etiquette of Video Conferencing: Teacher Shares How to Set Clear Expectations for Secondary Students

As learning has moved online in many districts, especially among secondary students, there has been a learning curve for both students and teachers. Video conferencing tools can enhance student-teacher interactions, but only if proper steps are taken to manage security issues and make sure students know how to use the platform appropriately. Stratford teacher Kristen…