Solutions to 10 of the Most Common Challenges Teachers Face with Distance Schooling

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With the rapid outbreak and global crisis that COVID-19 presents, thousands of schools have been forced to close to preserve the safety of students and their families. With this recent and jarring shift to online schooling, teachers find themselves responsible for the continuing education and growth of their students from an inconvenient distance.

While there are many challenges to teachers with the rapid use of online learning, some issues are more severe than others. However, here are the 10 most common teaching challenges educators face, along with helpful solutions.



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