Distance & Remote
Learning for Education
Developing a Distance & Remote Learning Plan
- A Letter to Educators Teaching Online for the First Time via EdSurge
- Navigating Uncertain Times: How Schools Can Cope With Coronavirus ia EdSurge
- 10 Strategies for Leading Online When School is Closed Via Global Online Academy
- 15 Strategies for Online Learning When School is Closed Via Global Online Academy
Support Materials for Remote & Distance Learning
GOING LIVE with TECHNOLOGY
TOOLS TO SUPPORT DISTANCE & REMOTE LEARNING
Video Conferencing Resources
Video Conferencing Tools
Helpful Tech Tools
Facilitating Class Virtually
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.
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
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.
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Distance & Remote Learning Blog Posts
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]