About Christie McCormick

Christie is a transplanted English teacher, now working with the Bend-La Pine Online Team. She enjoys helping teachers develop solutions to all kinds of classroom problems, using the best digital tools.

Taking a Virtual Field Trip

For most of us, a quick trip to the grocery store might be the biggest outing we’ve had lately. But Shari Nichols’s High Desert Middle School art students had a personalized tour of the Guggenheim in New York City last Continue reading Taking a Virtual Field Trip

Summit Stays Connected

Brady Bedsworth’s TV Broadcasting students aren’t letting a little pandemic get in the way of their weekly productions. Featuring student-created segments, like cake-baking and movie reviews, the shows keep Summit’s Storm Cats engaged and connected. But the lip-sync challenge is Continue reading Summit Stays Connected

Communication and Remote Learning: Best Practices

Limit the number of messages going out. A weekly summary of class lessons, assignments, etc. is better than a daily notice. Consider a calendar presentation, showing just what is expected when. Include all needed links on messages and assignment directions. Continue reading Communication and Remote Learning: Best Practices