The Covid-19 pandemic, which affected the world in 2019, forced countries to make changes in many areas. One of them is education. As in many countries where the pandemic affected, face-to-face education was interrupted and distance education was started in our country. In this study, it was aimed to understand the distance education adaptation processes of 1st grade teachers during the Covid-19 pandemic process by referring to the teachers' experiences. The research was conducted with the phenomenology design, one of the qualitative research methods. 9 primary school 1st grade teachers working in primary schools in Tosya district of Kastamonu participated in the study. The data were collected over "ZOOM" with a semi-structured interview form. The data were analyzed with the method of content analysis. Teachers' opinions are shown in the findings section by quoting from time to time. As a result of the research, primary school 1st grade teachers had information about the pandemic, had problems in technical issues such as internet connection and in the inability of all students to participate, pre-school education was very important in terms of readiness, they were more successful in face-to-face education, their use of technology in the distance education process increased and It was concluded that they had anxiety about not being able to teach.
Pandemic, Covid-19, Distance Education, Classroom Teachers, Phenomenology