A protip for my fellow professors plunging into online education: Zoom lets you select a "virtual background." I'm looking forward to lecturing at Hogwarts this Spring: pic.twitter.com/LQE93H9LLS— William H. Grover (@wgrover) March 11, 2020
William Grover, an associate professor of bioengineering at the University of California, is spreading some seriously magical vibes to all the educators who have to teach their courses from home for the foreseeable future. In an insanely wholesome tweet, he shared that teachers can choose their own backgrounds using the video conferencing site Zoom. And his pick? Hogwarts, of course.
"A [pro tip] for my fellow professors plunging into online education: Zoom lets you select a 'virtual background,'" he wrote. "I'm looking forward to lecturing at Hogwarts this Spring." During times like these, it's important to appreciate the little things that get you through the day, and this discovery certainly falls into that category.
And parents, if you're finding yourself having to temporarily educate your kids at home, check out these free resources and educational shows for inspiration.