Visit the Granite Distance Teaching website for more information and resources to support you in setting up, creating, and distributing distance learning to students.
Organize and Share Content Using a Learning Management System
With distance learning, it is essential to have a learning management system in order to share content, organize assignments, and collect student work. Click on the links below to access TIP pages to learn more about using an LMS:
During online learning it is essential to build relationships and forge connections with and among students and maintain contact with parents and other teachers. Some tools that can be used for communication are:
Lesson Design Resources
Online lessons should be planned and structured just as in-person lesson using the principles of strong lesson design. There should be presentation of content, opportunities for students to practice the skills or use the content and to show their learning. Several tools are available to help teachers design, structure, and deliver interactive, engaging online lessons. TIP resource pages are available for the following lesson design resources:
Content and Video Resources
There is a vast amount of content available online that teachers can use with students. It’s important for teachers to vet the content to ensure that it is appropriate and meets the learning objectives for the lesson. Teachers can also present content through screencasting their own presentations. TIP resource pages are available for the following content and video resources:
Presentation tools allow teachers to present content to students and students to show their learning. TIP resources have been created for several digital presentation tools including:
The following TIP resource pages will show you how to share documents from your Google Drive or OneDrive with students or other teachers and how to allow students to collaborate using these tools.
Assessing student learning when they are learning online is a must-do! Here are TIP resource pages for a few assessment tools (both formative and summative) available for teachers: