Distance & Remote

Distance | Remote

Learning for Education

GETTING STARTED

Developing a Distance & Remote Learning Plan


RESOURCES

Support Materials for Remote & Distance Learning

Planning & Facilitating


GOING LIVE with TECHNOLOGY

TOOLS TO SUPPORT DISTANCE & REMOTE LEARNING

Video Conferencing Resources

Five Tips for Designing Excellent Video Calls

Video Conferencing Tools

Google Hangouts Meet

Free Upgrade for EDU: 250 Participants & Recording

Update from Google

Activating Google Hangouts Meet Free Upgrade for EDU


Zoom

Pricing Plans

Free Version: 40 Minutes / 100 Guests / Recording

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

Quick Links

Google Hangouts Meet

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Zoom

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YouTube Live Stream

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

Interactive Presentations

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.

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

Quick Links

Google Classroom

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SeeSaw

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Canvas

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Canvas

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Anchor

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Google Slides

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123Apps Voice Recorder

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FlipGrid

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Google Slides

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EdPuzzle

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Playposit

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Nearpod

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Pear Deck

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WEBINARS

REGISTER FOR A FREE WEBINAR

The EdTechTeacher team is dedicated to supporting educators & schools as they transition and consider the role of technology and remote learning. Check back often to see our updated Webinar offerings.

Google Applied Digital Skills Virtual Workshop 

4/1

3pm EST

Greg Google Meet

Remote Learning with Google Meet 

4/2

10AM EST

Virtual Learning Leadership Roundtable 

4/2

2:30 – 4:00 EST


CONSULTING

CONTACT US TO DISCUSS A CUSTOMIZED PLAN FOR YOUR SCHOOL OR DISTRICT

Please contact gail@edtechteacher.org to setup customized consulting & support.


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Audio & Closings

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Coronavirus & Remote Learning

Corona Virus & Remote Learning

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: General information: Resources for K-12 Schools and Childcare Programs from the Center for […]