We at the TESA Collective, a ten-year old worker-owned cooperative, specialize in creating dialogue-based and interactive forms of education for non-profits and other mission-based organizations. For the past five years, we have also been working with groups to adapt and update their existing materials, sessions, and curriculum for virtual settings. We have also worked with these clients to build new digital materials, curriculum, and sessions from the ground up. And just like with the in-person resources and curricula we create for groups, we strive to make these virtual sessions as engaging, dialogue-based, and interactive as possible.
Because we know so many people are going to be looking to adapt their in-person sessions and materials to virtual settings, we wanted to share six tips and tools we’ve learned during these past five years of doing this work: