Online Teaching Resources
By Brian Soika
USC Rossier has compiled a list of helpful resources for both K-12 and higher education teachers. You’ll find links to articles containing practical guidance, free online tools, and more.
(Note that some of these organizations are offering their tools for free as of Spring 2020. Terms may change in the future.)
Online Teaching Resources – K-12 Teachers
Khan Academy offers instructional lessons and tools for teachers during remote learning.
ST Math is a visual instructional program that includes more than 35,000 puzzles with topics that align with all state standards. They’re offering free resources during school closures.
BrainPOP offers instructional tools for a variety of subjects, and provides content in Spanish. They’re currently providing free access to teachers to support remote instruction.
This reputable online publication is compiling a comprehensive list of free resources for schools, consisting of educational technology tools.
Online Teaching Resources – Higher Education
Guidance for Teachers by Teachers
- Tips for instructors using Zoom for the first time (Twitter thread)
- 12 pieces of advice for faculty who have never taught online (2U.com)
Practical Advice for Online Teaching
- So you want to temporarily teach online – Inside Higher Ed
- How to use Zoom on desktop or mobile – Business Insider
- How to use Blackboard – Video tutorials for instructors from Blackboard
- Online Learning Collective – Resources for teachers curated by higher education professionals
- How to make smart choices about tech for your course – The Chronicle of Higher Education
- How to prevent “Zoombombing” – Anti Defamation League
- A trauma-informed approach to teaching through Coronavirus – Teaching Tolerance
Online Collaboration Tools
- G Suite for Education (also see Getting started with G Suite for Education)
- Slack (also see Four reasons Slack will change how you teach)
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