Oct 5, 2021 - Health

Teachers' lessons from the pandemic will last, survey says

How teachers will tackle the 2021-22 school year
Data: YouGov for Khan Academy. Chart: Will Chase/Axios

COVID-19 forced lasting changes in how teachers teach, according to a poll by Khan Academy, which found that more than three-quarters of teachers plan to update the way they work in the classroom.

Details: More than two-thirds of the 1,000 teachers surveyed by YouGov for Khan Academy — a nonprofit that offers online education — said they intend to blend new tools picked up during the pandemic with their previous teaching practices.

  • 58% said they're more confident trying out new ideas to engage students.
  • 56% are more confident about collaborating with their colleagues.
  • 52% are more confident in communicating with families.
  • 50% are more confident using technology to engage students.
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