The Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession – Teacher Tech Project provides information, resources and learning opportunities for teachers to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of Learning Management Systems and instructional design for distance learning.
Students examine what deepfakes are and consider the deeper civic and ethical implications of deepfake technology. In an age of easy image manipulation, this lesson fosters critical thinking skills that empower students to question how we can mitigate the impact of doctored media content. This lesson plan includes a slide deck and brainstorm sheet for classroom use.
This guide is meant to help teachers utilize technology in the classroom while protecting their students’ privacy.
Technology tools and apps are making it possible for educators and students to collaborate, create, and share ideas more easily than ever. When schools use technology, students’ data—including some personal information—is collected both by educators and often the companies that provide apps and online services. Educators use some of this data to inform their instructional practice and get to know their students better. It is just as essential for educators to protect their students as it is to help them learn.
For educators using Google technology in their classrooms, this toolkit from Google for Education provides videos and best practices for educators to share with their students' families and guardians.Materials are copyright Google. This document from the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction provides links to the online resources.
This collection of lessons represent adapted and remixed instructional content for teaching media literacy and specifically civic online reasoning through distance learning. These lessons take students through the steps necessary to source online content, verify evidence presented, and corroborate claims with other sources.
The original lesson plans are the work of Stanford History Education Group, licensed under CC 4.0. Please refer to the full text lesson plans at Stanford History Education Group’s, Civic Online Reasoning Curriculum for specifics regarding background, research findings, and additional curriculum for teaching media literacy in the twenty-first century.
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- Adrienne Williams
- Heather Galloway
- Morgen Larsen
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This textbook provides a set of high-quality resources to university educational technology courses. All chapters are written by professionals in the field, including university researchers, teacher educators, and classroom teachers.
The book in its entirety and each chapter can be freely accessed, downloaded, printed, and remixed. Professors of educational technology courses can select the chapters that will work best for them when creating course packets, and preservice and inservice teachers can use relevant chapters for trainings and professional development purposes.
This slide deck on Learning Management Systems by the Washington Association of Educational Service Districts is intended to be customized and presented by district personnel to families and caregivers. Materials are available for districts to use with families in nine languages for each of the following learning management systems (LMS): Canvas, Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, Schoology, and Seesaw.
NCCE is a leader in professional learning with a mission to lead, engage, and assist educational communities to reach higher levels of teacher and student success through the use of 21st century technology.The NCCE Live events are free to attend via Microsoft Teams or to watch archived versions on YouTube.
The National Standards for Quality Online Courses provide a framework for schools, districts, state agencies, statewide online programs and other interested educational organizations to improve online learning courses. The standards are intended to provide guidance while providing maximum flexibility for the users.
This document provides guidance about issues related to using videoconferencing to support continuous learning and student data privacy and online safety.
Your involvement in your child’s education can lead to better learning results and outcomes. This “Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide” will inform you, as a parent or caregiver, as you monitor your child’s progress as your child accesses and uses technology for learning.
This guide aims to help all parents and caregivers, including those who have limited experience with digital tools, those who are expert with these tools, and anywhere in between. Each section starts with foundational pieces and builds from there.
Part 1: Benefits of Digital Learning
Meeting the Learning Needs of Your Child: Personalized Learning
Understanding Your Child’s Progress: Competency-Based Learning
Connect with Your Community and Beyond: Developing Partnerships
Part 2: Enabling Digital Learning
Ensuring Your Child’s Access: Personal Learning Devices
Ensuring Your Child’s Access: Internet Service
Ensuring Your Child’s Safety, Privacy, and Responsibility Online
This resource is intended to help school and district leaders understand, reflect upon, and prioritize actions to improve student learning in remote settings. The guide:
Is organized around five key school leadership focus areas, which enable critical best practices
Highlights specific school-based “Power Moves,” examples and resources,
Can be used in concert with the accompanying deeper Remote Learning Reflection Tool to help leaders assess current readiness and practice and then work with their teams and technical assistance partners to choose areas for highest-impact.
This resource guide is based on a three-session series to support leaders in building staff capacity for implementing remote and distance learning models. It is openly licensed (free!) and includes concrete resources to begin designing and launching effective remote learning. Each session includes a set of slides that contain basic information on the topic and can also be used in team professional learning sessions. This document also includes playlists of additional resources and artifacts to accompany each session that teams can explore.
Session A: Introduction to Remote Learning
Session B: Driving Remote Instructional Quality and Improvement
Session C: Building Staff Capacity Remotely
Learning Management Systems (LMS) specialists from the Washington Association of Educational Service Districts have put together a list of key words and their meanings to help families become familiar with the basic vocabulary around LMS. Available in multiple languages.
This document highlights privacy and equity considerations that emerge when students are required by districts to use video in online classrooms and explores alternative ways to measure student engagement that account for these concerns.
Future of Privacy website is available under a Creative Commons Attribution License : https://fpf.org/privacy-policy
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This “School Leader Digital Learning Guide” is a resource to help you consider, plan, fund, implement, maintain, and adapt learning programs that meet the unique needs and requirements of the students and teachers that you serve.
This “School Leader Digital Learning Guide” is part of a series of guides, including the “Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide” and “Teacher Digital Learning Guide,” intended to support parents and families, teachers, and education leaders in leveraging the capabilities of digital tools and resources for teaching and learning.
This guide is designed to provide important resources and recommendations to support teacher implementation of digital learning.
This “Teacher Digital Learning Guide” is part of a series of guides including the “Parent and Family Digital Learning Guide” and “School Leader Digital Learning Guide” intended to support teachers, parents, families, and leaders in leveraging the capabilities of digital tools and resources for teaching and learning.
This interactive lesson helps students understand how companies use algorithms to sort job applicants. It also encourages students to reflect on how digital data mining also can contribute to the hiring process. Students examine resumes and digital data to consider the ways in which our data may open or close opportunities in an increasingly digitized hiring market.
These easy-to-use guides have been crafted by teacher librarians to help K12 educators select and effectively implement commonly-adopted digital learning tools in Washington State. Specifically designed for classroom educators, this resource bank provides links, support and guidance for the effective use of over 20 digital learning tools already in use in many classrooms and schools across the state.