Distance & Remote
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Developing a Distance & Remote Learning Plan
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Support Materials for Remote & Distance Learning
Planning & Facilitating
GOING LIVE with TECHNOLOGY
TOOLS TO SUPPORT DISTANCE & REMOTE LEARNING
Video Conferencing Resources
Video Conferencing Tools
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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.
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
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.
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.
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