distance learning

You Want Us to Do What Now?

It was shared in our teacher group last night that there was an announcement from the Chief Executive. There were a few things that were announced. The first thing had to do with the mandatory testing. It looks like they want every person in Hong Kong to get tested three […]

Now It’s Our Turn…

They decided late last week that it was time for the secondary schools to go online. Thankfully, it’s only the last week before the Chinese New Year holiday. I am really worried about what this is going to mean for my students. There were so many that struggled with online […]

Teachers are Guinea Pigs?

Since Chinese New Year, we have been at 1/3 capacity at school. There has been an uproar from parents. About 200+ parents submitted a letter to our company. Now we are going full capacity, but the cost of that is all teachers have to be tested for Covid-19 every two […]

Take 3 of Online Schooling: Week 1

The numbers keep going up. We have been online schooling since Wednesday. It’s a bit disheartening. It is so much harder to manage students with academic challenges when it is through a computer screen. I feel like I’m chasing my tail at this point. We have had a few more […]

I Spoke Too Soon…

I spoke too soon. Today, we had 115 cases, and most of them are local in some way. The caveat is that a chunk of those are as a result of dance halls that have been operating and have ended up spreading the virus pretty far. We learned today that […]