I have a number of regular weekly features (see HERE IS A LIST (WITH LINKS) OF ALL MY REGULAR WEEKLY FEATURES).
This is a relatively new addition to that list.
Some of these resources will be added to The Best Advice On Teaching K-12 Online (If We Have To Because Of The Coronavirus) – Please Make More Suggestions! and the best will go to The “Best Of The Best” Resources To Support Teachers Dealing With School Closures.
Here are this week’s choices:
5 Research-Backed Tips to Improve Your Online Teaching Presence is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to The Best Summaries Of Research About Online Instruction.
Coming of Age in 2020: A Special Multimedia Contest for Teenagers in the U.S. is from The NY Times Learning Network. Here is how they describe it:
Called Coming of Age in 2020, it acknowledges the tumultuous events of 2020 and their outsize impact on young people — and invites teenagers to respond creatively, whether in words or images, audio or video. To go with it, we’ve also published a full writing unit, with a step-by-step guide to documenting this year, a list of writing prompts, a free Sept. 24 webinar, and more.
How to Use Jamboard in Google Classroom is from Richard Byrne.
5 Ways to Connect With Students Without a Camera is from Dr. Edwards.
💥#Scaffolds are important to #ELLs during #synchronous & #asynchronous learning. @michelleshory & I think your students might be able to use these supports 🪜 when learning online.
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— Irina McGrath, Ph.D. (@irina_mcgrath) September 8, 2020