Resources for Teachers
ONLINE LESSON DESIGN
- Tips for Designing an Online Lesson Using the 5 Es Instructional Model
- Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction (ERI) Checklist - The Quality Matters Emergency Remote Instruction (ERI) Checklist is a tiered list of considerations, tips, and actionable strategies to enact during an institutional move to temporary remote instruction of classroom-based courses.
- Hyperdoc Lessons by Subject
- Teachers Give Teachers - Hyperdocs - HyperDocs, a transformative, interactive Google Doc replacing the worksheet method of delivering instruction, is the ultimate change agent in the blended learning classroom. With strong educational philosophies built into each one, HyperDocs have the potential to shift the way you instruct with technology. They are created by teachers and given to students to engage, educate, and inspire learning. It’s not about teaching technology, it’s about using the technology to TEACH.
- Sample Secondary Hyperdocs
- OPI's Online Learning Resources
- Distance Learning Options for Districts
- A bunch of resources shared by other teachers...
- ZOOM Video Conferencing - Free Accounts - Teachers who fill out an online form (Step 2 of the form has already been done for GFPS) using their school email addresses and are then verified by Zoom will have any accounts associated with that school's domain also gain unlimited temporary meeting minutes, according to a site set up for the process overnight. The free Basic accounts are also available by request in Austria, Denmark, France, Ireland, Poland, Romania and South Korea, a spokesperson for Zoom said. "Given that many K-12 schools are starting closing, we decided to offer Zoom access to all K-12 schools in the country starting tomorrow," Yuan wrote in an email overnight.
- Free Tools During School Closures
- Blackboard Free Resources for Emergency Closures
- Montana State University’s Guidance on Moving to Online Delivery
- 15 Strategies for Online Learning when School is Closed
- 105 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student Engagement - With the rapid growth of preventative responses towards the COVID-19 outbreak, it seems distance learning is trend here to stay at least for the next 6-12 months. Being prepared to take your classrooms fully online can be stressful, and finding the right curriculum resources challenging when it may be your first foray into the EdTech space.
- Web-based Activities and Distance Learning - Many different strategies can be used to teach online. Explore some of the following web-based activity formats including Case Studies, Investigations, Debates & Discussions, Virtual Field Trips, Practice/Testing, Tutorials, and Simulations & WebQuests -
- 35 Useful Remote Learning Resources - More and more teachers are searching for remote learning resources due to the outbreak of COVID-19. This post is going to save you for hours and hours of endless scrolling to find the perfect website, app, or no prep activities to help your students. We have searched high and low for the most effective and user-friendly e-learning tools that I think you’re going to love!
- Preparing for distance learning due to school closures - We asked some former educators at Newsela and our Newsela Certified Educators (NCEs): “If your school was forced to close, how would you support distance learning and keep students engaged remotely? How could you use Newsela to help?” Here are some of their recommendations for both online and offline learning:
- Remote learning with Khan Academy during school closures - With concerns growing over the coronavirus (COVID-19), we know many of you are making plans to keep learning going should your school need to close. As parents and teachers ourselves, we know there’s a lot on your minds, from health and safety to child care and jobs. We want to do everything we can to support you. We are a nonprofit organization with free educational resources. Here are guides we’ve created for you.
- Remote Learning Community: Preparing for the Coronavirus
- Free Online Learning Resources for Teaching Your Students Virtually
- Special Education & COVID-19 Free Resources & Take-Home Packets
- NewsELA is free for the rest of this school year!
- The Daring English Teacher on Instagram: @thedaringenglishteacher - She is starting to put out conversations and tips & she also has a blog:
- Nouvella ELA on Instagram: @nouvella_ela - She posted a whole folder of Emergency Plans for school closure (once you click on it below, you can go up to the name of the folder “Emergency Plans” and click the down arrow, and “Add to My Drive” so you can easily find it in the future.
- 105 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student Engagement - ELA
- Writing Distance Learning Tools