Matthew Piwowarczyk

Matt Piwowarczyk is an instructional coach at the Critical Design and Gaming School (C:\DAGS) at Augustus F. Hawkins High School in Los Angeles, CA. Before arriving at C:\DAGS he taught English and Special Education in South Korea, Chicago, and Baltimore. Matt has also served as an instructional coach and content specialist for The New Teacher Project and Teach for America, respectively.

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Keeping teachers connected and collaborating during distance learning

Posted by Matthew Piwowarczyk on Nov 12, 2020 12:49:50 PM

“Teaching involves human connection, and I feel like that’s been taken away from me,” shared one teacher with The New York Times in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, educators, students, and parents alike have resiliently forged ahead to ensure learning continues despite the distance. They’ve mastered video conferences, learning management systems, and digital applications designed to make learning more interactive, but one thing remains a struggle: human connection.

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Topics: Blog, School Improvement