Advice Articles & Tips

Distance Learning Short List: Best Free Resources by Grade and Subject

Tanner Higgin | July 29, 2020
Hand-picked tools for every scenario, all well-suited for use during the coronavirus pandemic.

Free Distance Learning Templates for Back-to-School

Erin Wilkey Oh | July 31, 2020
Get inspired for the new school year with these helpful organizers.

Is Breaking News Broken on Social Media?

Jeff Knutson | August 12, 2020
Use this lesson plan to help students think critically about social media's impact on elections and voting.

How to Plan for Hybrid Teaching and Learning

Paul Barnwell | August 7, 2020
Learn 6 key considerations for a blended model of in-person and remote instruction.

How to Host a Virtual Back-to-School Night

Erin Wilkey Oh | August 7, 2020
Get ideas and tips to make this virtual kickoff event a success for you and your students' families.

Parent Tips and Tricks for Distance Learning

Christine Elgersma | July 30, 2020
Help parents and caregivers keep kids focused, interested, and balanced while learning from home.

Quick Digital Citizenship Activities for Middle and High School Distance Learning

Kelly Mendoza | July 30, 2020
Use these short, self-guided activities to create a positive culture around digital learning.

Quick Digital Citizenship Activities for K–5 Distance Learning

Kelly Mendoza | July 29, 2020
Use these short, self-guided digital citizenship activities and create a positive culture around digital learning.

Free or Low-Cost Resources for PD in Distance Learning

Paul Barnwell | July 16, 2020
Get ready for blended or fully remote instruction with these flexible professional development options.

How to DIY Your Distance Learning PD

Paul Barnwell | June 29, 2020
Find meaningful professional learning opportunities with online communities and personal learning networks (PLNs).

Teachers' Essential Guide to Formative Assessment

Jamie Knowles | June 25, 2020
How can I use formative assessment to plan instruction and help students drive their own learning?