e-Learning Resources for Schools

Need online PD and teaching resources during school closures? Here’s our toolkit of over 40 items to help keep students (and teachers!) creative at home.

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Special Needs

This list is a good beginning to find support materials for special needs, ELL, and RTI students:

FREE PD RESOURCES

If you need some free teaching resources to get started, try these:

The Creative Campfire video series offers art, music, and movement tutorials that can be shared with students. These creative activities are the perfect way to make hands-on learning possible.

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Spotlight Sessions offer a deep dive into the education methods impacting schools today. Each session provides a core video, along with a corresponding lesson, resource, and in-depth article.

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If you’re getting ready to move to online teaching, this 30-minute webinar and complimentary guidebook will help you get ready. Tools, tips, and hundreds of free resources are provided.

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Creative Activities

Here’s our curated list of creative websites and apps students can use (click to view):

STEAM Apps and Websites 2018
STEAM Websites 2017
STEAM Apps 2017

Online Communities for Support

Even in the midst of teaching online, staying connected is important. Trying to make the shift to eLearning is challenging, so joining online communities of support can provide a much-needed boost. These communities offer ideas, resources, and a sense of belonging for educators everywhere.

Two communities in particular are extremely helpful right now. One is a general support group that contains subgroups for specific content questions. The other is for teachers trying to use distance learning in areas that do not have access to technology.

TEMPORARY SCHOOL CLOSURE SUPPORT GROUP

ONLINE EDUCATIONAL EQUITY SUPPORT GROUP

Mindfulness & Mental Health

Don’t forget to take care of your own well-being, along with the social-emotional needs of your learners. Here are a few of our favorite articles on this topic:

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