Olivia Odileke helps teachers explore more purposeful ways to implement online teaching to help facilitating more inclusive and engaging virtual classrooms.
With the COVID-19 pandemic causing a landslide in the educational infrastructure it has created a new scenario. As many schools are closed, it became imperative to devise alternative methods for educating kids all over the country.
This made online teaching a viable alternative for education and learning. While the parents and the students are still adjusted to this, many teachers are still struggling to find ways to reach and teach their remote learners.
Having a mission to create fearless educators Olivia Odileke shows educators how to utilize simple tools and techniques that can uplift learning and teaching to a new height. A native of Florida, she has obtained her B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, and M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from Florida Atlantic University.
Olivia Odileke is vastly experienced in the education and learning regimen. She has more than a 10-years stint in only Title 1 schools. Besides this, she is also a certified trainer with Nearpod and published over 30 lessons for Cpalms.org, Nearpod, and Pearson. She happens to be the Group Leader of Google Educators in Florida.
“We need more educators to step up their game and embrace power tools such as Nearpod, to increase student engagement and truly spark student learning for a lifetime,” stated Olivia Odileke.
Interactive classrooms are needed for a successful virtual class. And, this can only be provided by bold and fearless educators. The goal of any ed tech tool is to help the virtual to blend fun and interaction in the remote learning system. She also covers different methods and techniques for making a class livelier to motivate the students for learning in the changed post-pandemic environment in her new book.
Recently, she has released a book titled ‘Beginner’s Guide to Nearpod: A Tool for Transforming Virtual Teaching in K-12.’ It contains easy-to-follow ways, templates, focused learning plans, and practical ways to differentiate for virtual educators. The book is divided into several chapters that give insights on how to make virtual teaching more engaging for the students. The book also dwells on how to achieve excellence in online learning and how teachers can benefit from this in any virtual classroom environment. The book is available on Amazon.
Visit https://oliviaodileke.com/ to learn more about her.