Maintaining Role and Boundary Awareness when Teaching Remotely in a Time of Crisis: Being Alert to the Challenges of One-on-One Electronic Communications
With the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, most schools have instituted remote learning. We are fortunate that so many schools and families have access to the technology to make this possible. Not surprisingly, the sudden and unexpected shift to remote learning comes with many challenges. One particular issue that may be overlooked is the potential for missteps in teacher – student relationships due to increased opportunities for unobserved electronic one-on-one communications.