At the Clair-Foyer Private Vocational School in Caussade, teachers and students just spent a week teaching and learning remotely via the Internet. David Villeger, professor of mathematics, physics and chemistry provides a comprehensive review of this unusual form of teaching.
It all started with the first booking notice in March 2020.
“It was a resourceful moment, every teacher had to adapt their method of distance teaching, but also, for some, to move to digital. Despite using the Digital Work Environment (ENT) Pronote, the problem arose immediately, formats for presenting students’ work. The students are not equipped in the same way, a computer, a smartphone, and they do not have the same software. The teaching team quickly chose the formats for portable computers, whether on a computer or a smartphone. But it is time to discourage some students.
Be armed to be detained in other places
So the class was to create a common environment that allows for greater educational freedom. “The administration wanted to develop digital technology and new pedagogical skills in order to arm itself in other circumstances. Collective reflection was undertaken in order to standardize teacher and student practices that were adapted to the student materials we had chosen to use Google for education: the same document format with portability on computer and smartphone and adapted to Digital pedagogy oriented so far, there are no errors!
The high school account is associated with every teacher and every student. In-house teacher training sessions were implemented prior to the start of the school year to introduce, use, and master the tools provided by Google for Education. Since the start of the school year, students have benefited, in computer classes and with reference teachers, from training or advice on this new digital environment.
In short, we use the Pronote platform for the administrative aspects: appeal, homework, family relationships, results input, and the Google for Education environment for the educational aspects: support, assessment, video, collaborative work, and virtual classes. “