The Master of Arts in Educational Technology Program at Michigan State University is honored to support the amazing work that educators are doing around the world as they transition to a range of remote teaching contexts. Their Mini-MOOC on Remote Teaching focuses on high-priority, digestible topics with the intent of applying them to practice tomorrow. Because educators are teaching across a range of remote teaching contexts, we include no-tech, low-tech, and high-tech strategies throughout the experience.
The Return to Learn Playbook promotes engagement, feedback, and communication in any learning environment. View instructional strategies, tools and platforms, and best practices broken down by grade band.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Subjects include math, science, computing, history, art history, economics, and more, including K-14 and test preparation (SAT, Praxis, LSAT) content. The primary focus is on skill mastery to help learners establish strong foundations.
CK-12 is an excellent Open Educational Resource (OER) that is free and easy to use. Digital resources include PLIX interactives and simulations, adaptive practices, study guides, and FlexBook digital textbooks. CK-12 FlexBooks are complete online platforms for assembling, authoring, and distributing standards-aligned, interactive, multi-modal educational content.
A coalition of education organizations led by ISTE has curated free tools, strategies, tips and best practices for teaching online.