Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

A 2-page guide to US copyright law as it applies to education. Included are definitions of common terms as well as recommendations for sharing copyrighted works with students, colleagues, and online.

Resilient Teaching Through Times of Crisis and Change MOOC

University of Michigan’s “Resilient Teaching Through Times of Crisis and Change” massive open online course (MOOC).  The course is designed with higher education faculty, lecturers, and graduate student instructors in mind, but may also be applicable to educators in a wide variety of instructional environments. The course is aimed at participants who may be asked to rethink how they teach in the immediate or near future due to the ever-changing circumstances of the current COVID-19 pandemic. While the creation of this course is motivated by the current crisis, we expect it will remain relevant to instructors who are faced with disruptions and change to their teaching for any number of reasons and must quickly adapt their course designs.

Google’s Distance Learning for Educators Course

Google’s Distance Learning for Educators course explores how distance learning can be delivered using G Suite tools, exploring the considerations educators need to take as they set up for distance learning, ensuring learners can access learning and find it engaging and motivational.

Mini-MOOC on Remote Teaching

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

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.

#CoachBetter Video Series

Eduro Learning’s #CoachBetter YouTube channel offers tips to improve coaching practices, including interviews with educators around the world and short videos highlighting effective coaching and teaching strategies.

Summer Coaching Summit 2020: Conference Resources

A compilation of session recordings, slide decks, and resources for coaches from the Summer Coaching Summit in August 2020, presented by the Lake County Educational Services and Learning Technology Center of Illinois.

Coaching Digital Learning

From The Friday Institute, the “Coaching Digital Learning” MOOC (massive open online course) is offered several times a year.  This free course will deepen your understanding of what it takes to coach educators to integrate technology effectively with relevant and rigorous opportunities to build upon your professional needs and understanding — whether beginning in your role as an instructional coach or seeking advanced strategies