Netiquette = net + etiquette refers to the rules of behavior while online. It is important for students to understand and practice communicating using guidelines that have them answering "Is it... Positive? Accurate? Useful? Supportive? Ethical? Help your students evaluate their online correspondence by providing them with our P.A.U.S.E. Before Posting - A Decision Maker for Online Communication.
Helpful Hacks - Chat Box
The Chat Box in virtual conferencing platforms can be a powerful tool for teachers and students. Let's embrace some of the ways the chat box can help engage students throughout virtual lessons. Be sure to review your set chat box guidelines regularly!
3. Introduce topic and have students list what they know, want to know, and learned - KWL. This could work before, during, or after lessons.
4. Check on stress levels using numbers 1-5 throughout the lesson.
5. Check on understanding levels using numbers 1-5 throughout the lesson.
6. Have students send a thank you to someone in the class.
7. Take a brain break and have a chat only "I Spy" game.
8. Student volunteers for finding an object related to lesson topic, sharing on screen and others recording their observations.
9. Scavenger Hunt related to lesson topic and have students list the item that corresponds to the listed item.
10. Have students practice their P.A.U.S.E. Before Posting in all chat box communications.
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