Online Conferencing Humor (We all need more of that)
Resources For Working Remotely
We know there has been much discussion about how best to keep our students, teachers, and staff safe while conferencing online during this tremendous period of change. The BOCES of New York State has created a website that will help any district, teacher, and Board of Education better protect itself when using online conferencing in any format Educators should only use online conferencing tools approved and provided through their local school district to meet data privacy standards and regulations (BOCES of NYS).
If You Lead People Do These 5 Things
If you are a leader (of a team, yes – but also of a group or even of a household) here are five things you can do right now to ensure that your team stays productive and engaged. (Marcus Buckingham)
Navigating Uncertain Times: How Schools Can Cope With Coronavirus
Resources and support for schools and other organizations engaged in planning for the many possible ways in which their institutions and surrounding areas may be asked or required to operate online. As a leading education news organization, report on the people, ideas and technologies that shape the future of learning. In 2019, EdSurge was acquired by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), a nonprofit membership organization for educators. EdSurge operates as an independent news and research initiative of ISTE.(EdSurge, ISTE 3/21/20)
Your Guide to Internet Service During New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak
Provides a compilation of options for free internet access and Q & As about data caps, speed and use for working, teaching and learning remotely. (Highspeedinternet.com 4/3/20)
Zoom Conferencing Resources
- Zoom support and training webpage
- Comprehensive Guide to Educating Through Zoom.pdf
- Tips and Tricks for Teachers Educating on Zoom.pdf
- Tips and Tricks for Administration Managing Zoom.pdf
Resources for Transitioning to Online Learning
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Stanford Online High School
Free resources and considerations for effective remote teaching and learning
All guidance is platform-agnostic, focusing on the essential steps for preparing to teach online in a short period of time. Materials here will be updated regularly, and we will be hosting informative webinars to provide more in-depth resources for implementing online pedagogy.
Compilation of ideas for moving instruction from on-site to online. Compilation of ideas for how to:
- How to plan online lessons
- Setting up a virtual home base or online platform
- Tools for recording videos and screencasts and conferencing.
- Free tools for virtual learning
First published 3/8/2020. It is updated daily.
Four-minute YouTube video strategies for Online teaching
This video list of insights comes from experts in the field of online teaching. (3/9/20)
Comprehensive guide including consideration for students with 504’s and IEP’s
The Teacher Guide to Online Learning is intended to support those new to teaching online but will valuable to any educator. (Fall 2017)
Information and resources provided do not constitute or infer an endorsement of specific programs by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), NYS Center for School Health (NYSCSH), or the State. NYSED/NYSCSH is not responsible for the content of the individual organization materials or external website links provided as resources.