This page has links to resources that can help ITRTs support teachers and students during the COVID-19 school building closures. Of interest for PD, links to Using Google to Teach Remotely has several tutorials.
Moving to Online Learning: Professional Learning for Teachers
Links to professional learning resources for teachers moving to online teaching and learning. Helpful also for ITRTs who may need to train and support these teachers.
Georgia Virtual provides this free online course to assist educators who are planning for and transitioning to an online format to support digital learning days. It is about 1-2 hours long.
Recorded webinar (4/29/2020) from VDOE regarding #GoOpenVA and other digital resources.
This webinar with an update on IT/Infrastructure developments was not recorded but the PowerPoint Presentation from Susan Clair is.
Recorded Webinar (4/22/20) provided by the VDOE technology staff on Digital Learning: Virtual Learnning.
Webinars from Virtual Virginia on conducing virtual learning.
Many helpful articles on the various aspects on online learning.
Reggie Fox, Virtual Learning Specialist presented information and strategies for transitioning from the face-2-face class to online learning and provided an overview of Virtual VA. Information about online course offerings and enrollment was covered, in addition to a demonstration of Virtual VA Health & PE courses.
Various tips, tools, and how-to's from the International Society for Technology in Education.
For teachers, this resource challenges educators to incorporate one of the 5 C's each week into their instruction. Lots of great ideas, this is a way to make your instruction more innovative and engaging for students.
How-to instructions plus links to information to help teachers moving to teaching online.
On line help resource from the Marginal Revolution University (out of JMU) created for those who teach economics. There are some very helpful tips for online teaching.
Recorded Webinar, PowerPoint, and Chat Transcript for the Virginia Department of Education's Technology Showcase 1: Video Creation, Web Conferencing, and Virtual Reality.
Technology Showcase 2 was not recorded as a whole webinar. Individual presentations are being created by the presenters and will be added as they are completed. The associated Wakelet is at https://wke.lt/w/s/MWh0gn
Recorded Webinar, PowerPoint, and Chat Transcript for the Virginia Department of Education's Technology Showcase 3: Content Creation
Recorded Webinar, PowerPoint, and Chat Transcript for the Virginia Department of Education's Technology Showcase 4: Game-based Learning, Programming Bots, and Video Puppets
In this one-hour virtual learning seminar, PBS master trainers and educators share tips and techniques to support engaging, effective distance learning. Educators of children of all ages are introduced to virtual learning technologies, tools, and hacks to set up a digital classroom with confidence.
An infographic that shows best practices for web meetings.