In our conversation with Jeff Plaman—the Online and Digital Learning Specialist for the Minnesota Department of Education—we explore the current state of online learning, address some misconceptions, and explore the potential it has moving forward.
Explore 4 steps for developing successful online discussions.
Explore strategies for maintaining a positive presence to keep students engaged and informed in your virtual classroom.
Develop authentic and engaging summative assessments for self-paced learning sessions.
Learn strategies, tips, and tools to promote student self-reflection during asynchronous teaching.
Learn strategies for providing students with digital feedback while teaching in a self-paced learning environment.
Review these best practices and tips for establishing an effective communication plan for teachers, students, and parents.
Choose a digital delivery system that will best support self-paced, virtual teaching and learning.
Design a quality online classroom by following five guiding principles.
Design and deliver an effective self-paced online lesson.
Extend Your Learning
- Care for Your Students During Self-Paced Remote Learning: Learn strategies to support your students’ social and emotional needs during online virtual learning.
- Empower Students Through Creativity and Choice: Design lessons that empower students by giving them voice and choice in the learning process as well as an opportunity to create.
- Develop a Positive Teacher Presence: Explore strategies for maintaining a positive presence to keep students engaged and informed in your virtual classroom.
- Choose the Right Digital Collaboration Tool for Your Lesson: Learn how to select the right digital tools that meet multiple learning needs.
- Authentic Demonstration of Student Knowledge: Helping Students Share Their Stories Authentically to Validate Their Voices: Discover strategies for empowering students to use their voices authentically in your classroom.
- Explore Best Practices for Teaching Remotely: Explore strategies for engaging students in the first day, first week, and first month of school to support pivots to different learning models.
- Foster Relationships and Build Community During Remote Teaching: Cultivate a culture of trust in your virtual classroom by nurturing relationships and helping students build empathy and understanding for each other and you.
- Develop Efficient and Effective Practices and Mindsets for Teaching Remotely: Explore strategies to reduce your teacher workload to save time and effort.
- Develop Your Students’ Digital Organizational Skills: Study Spaces, Routines, and Time Management: Discover strategies and digital tools that students can use to develop their digital organizational skills.
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