Adventures in Distance Kindergarten – Maslow Before Bloom

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I started this post last weekend. It’s just to show the effects of zooming with my students one on one.
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Lots of twitter chats I’ve participated in lately have discussed how it’s so important that educators focus on our students’ emotional and social needs before focusing on academics.
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I really loved the one on one videos and even though some of my little ones were hesitant at first, they all got really into showing me around their favorite toys!
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the cutest twins!
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I miss casually chatting with my kids throughout the day and especially during snack and recess. These one on one zoom chats are a great opportunity for me to see the kiddos in a no pressure situation and for them to show me what’s important to them. Like E’s wall stickers. 🙂
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E showing me his geography knowledge!

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S was one of my first kindergarteners to play around with zoom’s virtual backgrounds!

 

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L is pretty hesitant and shy on the class zoom but was really animated and happy during our one on one.
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H is the first to make his own virtual backgrounds. He’s very proud of them!

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R was just finishing a snack when I zoomed him up. (Is that a verb? Like called him up?)
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We were talking about different ways to talk with each other and tried out some banana phones.
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This cutie was my last call of the day. A great way to finish my first round of one on ones.

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