Now that you getting the hang of those breakout rooms in Zoom, consider this article from Faculty Focus to improve your breakout game.
I have always grappled with traditional high-stakes written exams. While they can evaluate certain types of understanding, I am always looking for alternative modes to assess what my students have learned and how they can apply that knowledge in novel ways.
The opportunity to engage in remote learning enables me to examine these issues through a fresh lens.
During a typical semester, many of my students visit my office hours to ask questions about material, seek mentoring advice, or to discuss things of interest to them. During the transition to remote learning, I did not want to lose that connection with my students. So I divided my class into groups of six and held virtual group office hours, held at times aligned with my students schedule.