Teacher shows how much energy she needs to keep students engaged in online learning: ‘The hardest job ever’

Teachers who were trained to educate in bustling classrooms are now being forced to adapt to virtual learning on the fly. 

A kindergarten teacher shared on TikTok how she is keeping her class of kindergarteners interested during video calls. Mackenzie posted a video highlighting her incorporation of visual cues into teaching on her TikTok account kenziiewenz. 

“My facial expressions trying to keep kindergarteners engaged in online learning,” she wrote in the video caption. 

In the clip, Mackenzie is teaching her class of 5-year-olds about the number four. 

“The number four,” Mackenzie announces, cheerfully holding up four fingers with one hand. 

“I see Brandon is holding up two and two. That will also make four,” she says with double peace signs. 

“I see four and zero,” she puts up four fingers with one hand and uses her fist to make a “0.” 

Mackenzie then asks the students what kind of pictures

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