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What We’re Still Learning from Pandemic Teaching with Dr. Faiza Jamil – Easy EdTech Podcast 261

In this episode, I’m joined by Associate Professor of Education & Human Development and Author Dr. Faiza Jamil.  We explore how the pandemic pushed educators to find creative solutions for remote learning – like using virtual tools to maintain student connections and expanding education access. You’ll also hear expert insights from her new book, Public Education in Turbulent Times, on navigating educational challenges and fostering community engagement.

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Learning from Pandemic Teaching

  • Keep an open dialogue with families to hear what they need.
  • Leverage virtual learning experiences to help scale opportunities for students.
  • Look for ways to maintain connections when students are learning from home.


Today’s episode is sponsored by WeVideo, a cloud-based interactive video platform used by millions of educators and students. With WeVideo, educators have everything they need to create dynamic learning opportunities in the classroom. Easily assign pre-made video projects in just a few clicks, and collaborate with learners in real-time. Embed interactive elements like multiple choice questions, free responses, and discussion prompts into new or existing video content, and watch engagement soar. Meet students where they are, in a medium they love, and develop crucial 21st-century skills like creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration. WeVideo makes it easy to create videos, podcasts, GIFs, and more — no matter who you are. Try WeVideo today and maximize engagement, retention, and performance in the classroom. Visit to learn more!


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Monica Burns

Dr. Monica Burns is a former classroom teacher, Author, Speaker, and Curriculum & EdTech Consultant. Visit her site for more ideas on how to become a tech-savvy teacher.

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