March 12, 2020
by Tom Daccord
As COVID-19 spreads in the U.S., schools and districts are looking for ways to administer remote learning in an effort to keep their community safe.
To that end, we at EdTechTeacher have compiled a brief list of resources below:
- Resources for K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
- Includes a checklist for Teachers, Parents, and Administrators; FAQs for Administrators; Talking with Children About Corona Virus; and more.
- EdTech companies offering FREE support and/or access to schools affected by COVID19 closures.
- A growing collection of edtech companies that are offering free access or support to schools affected by COVID-19.
- Remote Learning Resources, Subscriptions, and Platforms Wakelet by Erin Flanagan.
- An edtech specialist is collecting resources for teachers and schools impacted by coronavirus closings.
- With school closures, teachers can keep their lessons going remotely from Jennie Magiera, Global Head of Education Impact, Google for Education.
- Google has now enabled up to 250 people on a Hangouts Meet call and live-streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain.
- The article also explains how to leverage other GSuite tools for remote learning.
- Distance Learning Strategies [EDU on Air- March 5, 2020] is a set of Google Slides outlining Distance Learning Strategies with G Suite and Chromebooks.
- Tips for Enabling Distance Learning through G Suite & Chrome from Google for Education Teacher Center.
Canvas, Microsoft Office 365, and Zoom
- Prepare for when classes can’t meet from the IT department at the University of Washington.
- Includes a helpful page on teaching remotely with Canvas, including a “readiness quiz” and “How to conduct your class online.”
- How to Use Zoom for Online Learning by Ryan Gallagher
- Scaling Online Learning when the Classroom Closes, by Melissa Loble, Chief Customer Experience Officer for Canvas.
- Meeting and Conferencing in Microsoft Teams by Microsoft.