13 hilarious TikToks about remote teaching

In need of a laugh after a long week of online learning? Check out these creative responses to the many, many challenges of online learning

Joshua Lowe

Remote learning during Covid-19 crisis

Screen fatigue, not being able to do the best parts of teaching in person and having to learn new skills fast have made remote teaching tough for many school staff. 

But despite this adversity, teachers have not lost their sense of humour. Staff across the country are flocking to TikTok to record skits of what it’s like teaching online, with hilarious results. 

These are some of our favourites:

1. The importance of student engagement

@hwt10

Great Chat Guys 💭 #vibekiller #PETeacher #Teachers #Lockdownuk #Teachersoftiktok #FYP #Homeschool

♬ original sound - hwt10

 

2. The sound of summer?

@teacherstruggles2.0

Any Uk teachers have an opinion on this? I am low key panicking 🥲 #teachersoftiktok #covidteacher #primaryteacher

♬ Oh No - Kreepa

 

3. If you can’t beat ’em...

@mspack

Never a dull moment! #fyp #student #students #school #teacher #teachersoftiktok @therealkazirr @otayitsyagirl @tyriwyn @shakaraanderson2

♬ original sound - Ms. Pack

 

4. Email wars (part 1)

@quinnglish

Email wars #teacher #student #teachersoftiktok #teacherproblems #teacherlife #schoollife #remotelearning

♬ original sound - sounds for slomo_bro!

 

5. Email wars (part 2)

@quinnglish

Email wars pt 2 - #parent and #teacher join forces. #education #student #teachersoftiktok #remotelearning #teacherproblems #schoollife

♬ original sound - sounds for slomo_bro!

 

6. One – or more – of those days...

@ict_mrp

A teacher’s week remote teaching! #Teacher #teach #teaching #education #teachersoftiktok #schoollife #teacherlife #school

♬ Bad Day - Dayton

 

7. ‘Why don’t they answer?’

@fine.arts.clarke

It gets lonely talking to myself, guys #remoteteaching #schoolyear20202021 #virtuallearningproblems #tiktokteachers

♬ 巴斯光年呼叫长官 - Pixar

 

8. Yep, that about sums it up (part 1)

@mrthomasenglish

What It’s Like Teaching Remotely #teacher #teachersoftiktok #online #learning #fyp #foryoupage #funny #remotelearning #fun #student #school #education

♬ Monkeys Spinning Monkeys - Kevin MacLeod

 

9. Yep, that about sums it up (part 2)

@mrthomasenglish

What It’s Like Teaching Remotely: The Sequel! #tiktokteacher #remote #learning #fyp #foryoupage #online #tech #remotelearning #teacher #todayilearned

♬ Monkeys Spinning Monkeys - Kevin MacLeod

 

10. Expectation vs reality

@sassyin2nd

What people think remote teachers do 🥴 #remoteteaching #remotelearning #teachersoftiktok #tiktokteachers #teacherlife2020 #backtoschool #foryou

♬ When you dont get tagged by popular creators - kyoshi 🌠

 

11. A memorable spelling lesson

@kjennifer6

Remote teaching fail one. How did I not realise? 😂 #teacher #teachersoftiktok #primaryschool #teacherlife #remotelearning #online #fyp #foryoupage

♬ original sound - Kirsten

 

12. Like seeing a ghost!

@tik_tok_teachermom

#teachertiktok #englishteacher #funteachers #VisionBoard #remoteteachinglife

♬ original sound - Babi

 

13. ‘How hard can remote teaching really be?’

@ict_mrp

Remote teaching = hard! #Teacher #teach #teaching #education #teachersoftiktok #schoollife #teacherlife #school

♬ original sound - Gavin and Stacey

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Joshua Lowe

Joshua Lowe

Joshua Lowe is a social media journalist at Tes. He tweets @josh_lowe

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