You need two monitors to run your distance-teaching platform.
I was going to say “you need an extra monitor,” but that would imply that it’s an option. You just really need two monitors, end of story.
My primary monitor, which is being shared with my students via Zoom:
My secondary monitor, which has students’ faces, class list, to-do list, calendar, and email window:
Even with two monitors, you’ll find plenty of opportunity to keep multiple tabs open, multiple application windows, etc. Having two monitors won’t solve all of your problems.
But it will solve some of them!
We’re not animals. Get a second monitor.