Teaching in a Transitional Year 2021-2022

Tufts University, Medford/Somerville campus path near the Tisch library steps (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)

2021-2022 will be a unique year in which you take what you’ve learned during the challenges of last year, and apply it to your classrooms and teaching, as we approach a new normal.  We’ve curated these collections of resources to support you as you continue to innovate in your teaching, and expand the impact of new tools and strategies we adopted last year.


We can frame the coming year as one of recovery and growth in which we:

The list of resources above is inspired by Randall Bass’s keynote, Disrupting Ourselves: What Can We Make of What We Just Learned? delivered at Tufts University Wide-Teaching Conference, May 2021 



Here are some resources to support you as you shape your curricula, depending on how your classrooms will look in 2021-22, and what you’d like to accomplish: