What a day, and it’s still 9:30 in the morning!
It’s the first day of our closure, we’re supposed to learn from the district later today their plan going forward, the Remind app I use to communicate with students is down, a zillion things are happening in the world today in reaction to the Coronavirus, and a ton of useful resources have just become available.
I think this first one is particularly interesting: Estonia is renowned for its schooling and its online infrastructure. They’ve now made all their online tools available for free to schools around the world, and several of them look pretty exceptional.
I’m not a math or science teacher, but it’s always seemed to me that using Legends of Learning would be the kind of way I’d want to learn both. They’ve just made their premium features free to teachers and students during closures. Read my past posts about the site here.
5 Structures for Virtual School is from the great Tan Huynh.
MindShift just published a great resource: Resources For Teaching and Learning During This Period of Social Distancing
#RemoteLearning Ideas with and for Younger Learners is from Langwitches.
Remote Teaching and Learning Guidance from The English College in Prague looks very helpful.
Here’s a tutorial on how to use Flipgrid online when teaching languages.
The Council For British International Schools shares lots of good resources. However, it’s not easy to find the links – they don’t highlight them in the next. It’s worth hunting for them, though.
Webinar on March 18 to answer questions you might have.https://t.co/o5S1mu2Cm2
— Phil Longwell (@teacherphili) March 16, 2020
Here are some online lesson plans:
Here are the lesson plans. Scroll down to "Coronavirus lesson plan": https://t.co/rgcUX5eotr
— Kelly Gallagher (@KellyGToGo) March 15, 2020
As educators, learners and families are impacted by COVID-19, know that our entire team is always here for you 💚
This simple one page PDF contains all the information you need to get started using Flipgrid in a remote learning environment.
— Flipgrid (@Flipgrid) March 15, 2020
💚Desmos, Coronavirus, and You. https://t.co/vBzS75BZ1V
— Desmos.com (@Desmos) March 13, 2020
More for college, but still interesting:
— Karen Costa STAYING HOME EARLY ADOPTER (@karenraycosta) March 13, 2020