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Online Teaching Resources from Lucy Gray

Online Teaching Resources for NSCDS

Online Teaching Resources for NSCDS 1

Intro 3

Tools 3

Assessing 3

Audio Recording 3

Discussing 4

Mindmapping 5

Presenting 5

Publishing 5

Reflecting 5

Scanning 5

Video/Whiteboards/Screencasting 6

Writing/Drawing/Annotating 6

Resources for Blended Learning 7

Articles 8

Courses and Support Groups 9

Teaching Resources 9

Twitter Hashtags 10

Health Information 10

Plan Examples 11

Extended Closure Digital Learning Plan Brainstorm 11

International School Examples compiled by Oren Marcktell 11

Covington Community School Corporation e-Learning 11

Grand Rapids Community College - Continuity of Learning 11

ETHS eLearning Page 11

Lesley University 11

Mahtomedi Public Schools e-Learning Days 11

Marshall Public Schools eLearning Days 11

Southmont Schools eLearning Days 11

Oak Lawn Community High School - also see this page 11

Pepperdine - Academic Continuity Plan for Teaching and Learning 11

Sacred Heart Preparatory Academy - Atherton 11

University of Massachusetts - Boston - eLearning and Instructional Support (look at the checklist and assignment builder at the top of the page) 11

Westborough Public Schools - Alternative Learning Days (particularly good for looking at elementary grades) 11

WSWHE BOCES Emergency Online Classroom Toolkit 11

Recommended Resources from Others 11



Intro

  • NEW! Bringing the Outside In - a collection of high-quality sites and ideas for connecting to the world

  • Looking for more subject-specific teaching resources and apps? See the Tech@NSCDS website. 


  • Need tips for teaching online? Check out these articles: 

National Standards for Quality Online Teaching (K-12) Literature Review






  • See the bottom of this document for articles, teaching resources, and plan examples related to continuity of learning.

Tools

This list was originally designed for a 1:1 iPad school and not designed to be inclusive of possible tool. It’s just a manageable list of some favorite tools by category.

Assessing

These are recommended apps that can be used to create online assessments. 

Audio Recording

Record with these apps; create music with Garageband, too. 

Discussing 

Mindmapping

Graphic organizers can be created using these apps. 

Presenting

Create presentations using these apps. Nearpod and Seesaw are more interactive. 

Publishing

Publish web pages and interactive books with these tools. 


Reflecting  

These apps encourage reflection and commenting. 

Scanning

Digitize documents from your iOS device using these apps. Notes and Files are built into your iPad! 



Video/Whiteboards/Screencasting

Create videos and demonstrate concepts using these apps. 

Writing/Drawing/Annotating

Make drawings, annotate images, and more with these apps. 



Resources for Blended Learning 

These are tools that potentially could be purchased to support teaching and learning in the long term.


Online  Language Arts Programs


Online Math Programs




Online Science Programs


General Online Platforms


Articles

10 Strategies for Leading Online When School is Closed

ATLIS Compilation of Resources - NEW AND EXCELLENT

Cancel Everything

Comcast Offering ‘Internet Essentials’ Package Free for Low-Income Customers for 60 Days

Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now

Coronavirus is Spreading: Should You Cancel Your Family Vacation?

Coronavirus Resources: Teaching, Learning, and Thinking Critically Thinking - NYT Learning Network

Digital Learning Collaborative: eLearning Days

Digital Learning Collaborative: Planning Guides for Online and Blended Learning

Distance Learning Tips and Questions - Please contribute to our Padlet and share your ideas.

eLearning Days: A Scan of Policy and Guidance

Flatten the Curve

Emergencies and Switching to Online Learning 

A Guide for Caring for Children During Extended Family Confinement

How Colleges Should Respond to Coronavirus (webinar)

How to Talk to Young Children about Coronavirus

How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus

Malone Schools Online Network: Preparing to Teach Online

Navigating Uncertain Times: How Schools Can Cope with Coronavirus (guide from Edsurge)

NY TImes Coronavirus Page

Plan for Effective e-Learning Days

Preparing for Coronavirus to Strike the US

Quality Education for All During Coronavirus

Schools are Closing for Coronavirus: Now What? 

Supporting Continuity of Teaching and Learning During an Emergency

Trading Snow Days for eLearning Days

What’s an E-Learning Day? - 10 Tips for Successfully Planning for and Implementing E-Learning in Your District

What Happened When Hong Kong’s Schools Went Virtual to Combat the Spread of Coronavirus

What Happens When Coronavirus Forces Schools Online

What Would a Coronavirus Outbreak in the U.S Mean for Schools? 

When Should Schools Close for Coronavirus?

Understanding Coronavirus: What Schools Need to Know 

Understanding the Impact of Coronavirus on K12 Schools (webinar)

Courses and Support Groups

Continuity in Crisis: Planning for Teachers (free) - Check out their Glide app which has tons of resources

Designing for Online Learning (free)

Libraries Step Up FB group

Temporary School Closures FB group

Teaching Resources

Tech@NSCDS site

15 Strategies for Online Learning When School is Closed

30 Great Educational Netflix Shows

47 Ideas: How to Teach Online

Book Creator Support for Schools Affected By Chronavirus

Coronavirus - Brainpop

COVID-19: Nepris Solutions for You - Nepris connects industry experts to classrooms. 

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

Edurolearning’s Emergency School Closures Information - more tips, tricks, and tools from the international school community

Free Access to Brainpop for Schools Closed to the Coronavirus

Going Online in a Hurry: What to Do and Where to Start

Google for Education: Tips for Enabling Distance Learning

Google Trainer Group - Coronavirus Resource/Idea Repository

How to Create an Online Classroom | Stanford Online High School

Hyperdocs

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

Kahoot! offers free access to all features to support distance learning in schools affected by the coronavirus outbreak

Misinformation, Data Literacy, and the Novel Coronavirus

NSCDS Step Guide to Zoom

NY Times Learning Network: Dangerous Numbers? Teaching About Data and Statistics Using the Coronavirus Outbreak

NY Times Learning Network: How Concerned Are You About the Coronavirus Outbreak

PBS Newshour Extra: Coronavirus Student Guide: Virus Explainer and News Update

Picture Books Read Aloud Videos for Lesson Use

#RemoteLearning: It’s Happening 

School Closure Support from Parlay (Parlay is a really cool discussion tool)

Stanford Teacher Anywhere Best Practices
Students Can Respond to Daily Writing Prompts, Inspired by the NY Times, at Home for Free

Talking to Students About Coronavirus

Teaching with Zoom - Kincaid

Tynker

You Can Celebrate Citizen Science Month From Home

Twitter Hashtags

Follow these hashtags on Twitter:

Health Information

NY Times Coronavirus Briefing

World Health Organization - Coronavirus Outbreak (COVID-19) Outbreak


Plan Examples

Extended Closure Digital Learning Plan Brainstorm

International School Examples compiled by Oren Marcktell

Covington Community School Corporation e-Learning

Grand Rapids Community College - Continuity of Learning

ETHS eLearning Page

Lesley University

Mahtomedi Public Schools e-Learning Days

Marshall Public Schools eLearning Days

Southmont Schools eLearning Days

Oak Lawn Community High School - also see this page

Pepperdine - Academic Continuity Plan for Teaching and Learning

Sacred Heart Preparatory Academy - Atherton

University of Massachusetts - Boston - eLearning and Instructional Support (look at the checklist and assignment builder at the top of the page)

Westborough Public Schools - Alternative Learning Days (particularly good for looking at elementary grades)

WSWHE BOCES Emergency Online Classroom Toolkit


Recommended Resources from Others


Via James Sanders

Breakout Edu


Via Jon Corippo

Eduprotocols


Via Kalana Kulseth

NewsELA

CommonLit

Flipgrid


Via Karen Bosch

iReady


Via Dan Rezac

Tynker


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