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Most teachers didn't train to be virtual teachers. But most teachers also didn't ask for a global pandemic to happen. However, just because virtual teaching may be different, doesn't mean every teacher can't be successful at it.

Teacher and author Trevor Muir, shares tested ideas, tools, and processes to thrive while leading a virtual classroom. From how to set up dynamic virtual meetings to how to create engaging virtual curriculums, every teacher can find new ways to thrive in the virtual classroom.


How do I get students to show up for virtual meetings?

How do I manage all of the extra grading?

Is it possible to get students to actually open up in virtual meetings?

Does everything I assign have to be busy-work?

What tools and technology should I use and what is a waste of time?

How do I build relationships with students without a physical classroom?

Can I really take care of my students and myself right now?

The course is made up of 8 modules, each containing videos, resources, and activities to walk through these subjects and more. In a personal and relatable way, Trevor shares tested ways to engage students, manage time, communicate with parents, and actually thrive in a virtual classroom.

Who is this course for?

All grade-levels, all subject area teachers.

Whether you're teaching virtually for the first time or looking for new ways to be successful in a virtual classroom, this course is for you.

Dynamic Videos

Each video has humorous, inspirational, informative, and thought-provoking content to lead teachers through subjects. All videos are professional quality and are led by Trevor in a fun, conversational way.

Useful Tools & Resources

Every module includes tools and resources

teachers can use in their own virtual classrooms right away.

Activities & Practice

The modules contain engaging activities and

reflections to help process new learning and apply it to the virtual classroom.

Meet Your Teacher

Trevor Muir is a teacher, author, and international speaker. He is the author of the books The Epic Classroom and The Collaborative Classroom. Trevor is a professor at Grand Valley State University, a former national faculty member for the Buck Institute for Education, and is one of the Andrew Gomez Dream Foundation speakers. Trevor’s Facebook page, The Epic Classroom, has inspiring videos that have been viewed over 29 million times. At the heart of Trevor’s work is the conviction that every student has the potential for greatness, and every teacher can be equipped to unlock that potential.

8 Modules to Help You Thrive in a Virtual Classroom

Module 1: Simplifying Your Work

Find ways to simplify curriculum, student instructions, grading, and your daily schedule. You’ll  be equipped with concrete processes to simplify your work, giving you the time and energy to focus on the teaching and learning that matters most.

Module 2: Mastering the Virtual Meeting

Master strong classroom management in a virtual classroom, as well as best practices for giving virtual direct instruction. We also cover how to have engaging and effective online class discussions.

Module 3: Building Relationships in a Virtual Classroom

Relationship building is one of the most effective ways to increase student engagement and boost participation. You’ll learn specific strategies and activities to form strong relationships with students in a virtual classroom.

Module 4: Engaging and Empowering Students

Discover different ways to heighten student engagement in an online class. Explore  strategies to empower students as well as how to make virtual learning more authentic––and more engaging. This module also includes an entire lesson on virtual Project Based Learning.

Module 5: Maximizing Communication with Parents

Learn the best practices to maximize regular communications with parents. From creating routines, to empowering parents to engage with your virtual class, this module is about making  every parent an ally in your classroom.

Module 6: Suggested Tools and Resources

A curated list of free tools and resources that will help you and your students stay organized, have clear communication with each other, create dynamic work, and discover deeper learning online.

Module 7: Managing Assessment

Streamline grading while still giving strong formative feedback to students. We  also discuss ways to assess skills and student’s  content understanding in a virtual classroom.

Module 8: Practicing Self-Care as a Virtual Teacher

The best practices to care for yourself as an educator so you can care for your students. Teachers will be equipped with practices to adopt  immediately that will have a measurable impact on their well being.

Self-Paced Course Curriculum

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File:Icon-round-Question mark.svg - WikipediaFrequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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