The Four ‘I’s of Online Appreciative Teaching: Invite, Imagine, Integrate, Inspire


The Covid-19 pandemic has upended classrooms. Transitioning hurriedly from traditional teaching to educating online was, and continues to be, enormously complex. How can a digital classroom learning community be energized into a dynamic virtual reality?  Mary Kiley conducted interviews via Zoom with experienced educators who radically enjoy enriching and elevating online teaching using Appreciative Inquiry (AI). They are each contributing to this needed shift in education by the dynamic qualities described in this paper to invite, imagine, integrate, inspire.


Author: Mary Kiley

Mary is an enthusiastic educator at St. John’s Preparatory School in Danvers, Massachusetts, USA. Deeply enhanced by earning certificates in the fields of Appreciative Inquiry practitioner and Positive Psychology, she is passionate about sharing their inherently dynamic and creative power with others.


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