Distance & Remote

Distance | Remote

Learning for Education

GETTING STARTED

Developing a Distance & Remote Learning Plan


RESOURCES

Support Materials for Remote & Distance Learning


GOING LIVE with TECHNOLOGY

TOOLS TO SUPPORT DISTANCE & REMOTE LEARNING

Video Conferencing Resources

Video Conferencing Tools

Zoom

Pricing Plans

Free Version: 40 Minutes / 100 Guests / Recording

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YouTube Livestream

Stream from laptop (mobile requires 1,000 Subscribers

Go live or Schedule LiveStreams

Creating a LiveStream from a Webcam

Enabling Live Streaming on YouTube

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Helpful Tech Tools

Facilitating Class Virtually

Google Classroom - Google's free class management tool that allows for automation of digital workflow between teachers & students with core G Suite tools.

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SeeSaw - A Digital Journal that allows students to post text, images, audio & video to their private journal or for the entire class. SeeSaw activities allows teachers to distribute & collect work from students digitally.

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Canvas - A robust Learning Management System, Canvas allows teachers to build course modules, distribute readings / assignments and collect work digitally.

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Audio

Synth - Create micro-podcasts for classrooms that can be open or moderated (teacher can only listen). Or, create a podcast for each student that acts as their private audio journal. FREE

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Anchor - Create & publish a podcast to all podcasting platforms. Educators can use this tool to record lectures or instructional audio from a laptop, Chromebook, phone or iPad & the podcast can be found on Spotify, Apple & more podcasting players. FREE

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Google Slides Audio - Insert audio into slides by inserting mp3 files that are in Google Drive. Multiple audio files can be added to a slide & clicked to play, or audio can be embedded in the slide and plays automatically. FREE

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123apps Voice Recorder - Quickly record audio/mp3 files online. Audio can be trimmed and downloaded to a laptop or Chromebook. This is helpful when using audio files in Google Slides. FREE

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Video

FlipGrid - Create asynchronous video discussions & collaborative video discussions. Video submissions can be limited from 30 seconds to 5 minutes of response time. On a mobile device, students can upload video from the camera roll & use the rear facing camera. FREE

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Video in Google Slides - insert mp4 or YouTube video into Slides. Longer videos can be cropped to play back only portions of the video. Be sure to make video non-private so students can view in slides. FREE

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EdPuzzle - Embed questions (M/C & more) into video content & track student understanding, progress & engagement. Build from scratch with a YouTube video or use existing lessons available in the EdPuzzle library.

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Playposit - Embed questions (M/C & more) into video content & track student understanding, progress & engagement.

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Interactive Presentations

Pear Deck - Student paced mode allows students to engage with lesson (PPT / Slides / Keynote) asynchronously with embedded questions & activities.

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Nearpod - Upload presentations (PPT & Google Slides) for students to access asynchronously on any device. Embed questions & activities within the presentation from the Nearpod interactive tools.

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Webinars

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CHECK OUT THE LATEST

Distance & Remote Learning Blog Posts

Ideas for Project-Based Learning at the Elementary Level

EdTechTeacher Instructor Tom Driscoll shares ideas for implementing project-based learning (PBL) at the elementary level, including tips for adapting project ideas in a remote learning environment.

8 Tips To Improve Your Online Classes

A guest post by Maggie Brennan Below are helpful tips to teach effectively to maximize learning, keep the attention of all the students, and manage various problems. This article is especially useful for teachers with little experience in online learning environments. By now you have probably given a few live online classes and are settling […]

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Screencasting Tools & Tips for Beginners

by: Tom Daccord A screencast is typically a short video recording of something transpiring on a computer screen or a mobile-device screen. It frequently includes audio narration and may also include text, music, images, and graphics.  Screencasting can be helpful in nearly every curriculum and grade level as a useful means of providing opportunities for […]

Audio & Closings

How Might Audio Help Teachers During Extended School Closings?

by Greg Kulowiec In these increasingly challenging times for educators, students and families, there has been an understandable focus placed on distance learning.  While it is safe to say that this is not an ideal time to introduce new edtech tools to students, educators may want to consider the role that audio can play in […]