Athens City schools

REMOTE learning

Best Practices & Supports for Educators


Welcome to the Athens City Schools Remote Learning website for teachers! The purpose of this site is to provide models of exemplary practices and offer support for ACS teachers as they plan for anytime/anywhere learning in varied learning environments. (traditional, blended, and remote)

Terms to Know:

Asynchronous Learning

Asynchronous learning is a student-centered teaching method that uses online learning resources to facilitate information sharing outside the constraints of time and place.

synchronous Learning

Synchronous learning refers to a learning event in which a group of students are engaging in learning at the same time.


Netiquette, network etiquette or internet etiquette, is a set of social conventions that facilitate interaction over networks.

Learning Management System (LMS)

A learning management system (LMS) is a software application for the administration, documentation, tracking, reporting, and delivery of educational courses, training programs, or learning and development programs.

10 Tips for Moving to Online Distance Learning.pdf