Remote Learning

Resources, professional learning opportunities, and consulting for Illinois school districts as they plan remote learning days and create e-learning plans.

Remote Learning in Illinois

ISBE implemented remote learning in response to the COVID-19 emergency. Note that this is different from statutory e-learning plans. According to Emergency Rules: Part 5 – Remote Learning Days, the Remote Learning Day may be met through a district’s implementation of an e-learning program. Districts that do not have an e-learning plan must adopt a Remote Learning Day Plan approved by the school’s or district’s superintendent or chief administrator.

Professional Learning

The LTC facilitates professional learning opportunities for administrators and educators on remote learning days, e-learning plans, and online learning. You can also access our live and recorded webinars, free online courses, or contact us to discuss custom professional learning for your district.

Upcoming Events on Remote Learning and E-Learning

Tue 21

Technology Networking Meeting

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Tue 21
Tue 21

All Things SOPPA

September 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed 22

Be Connected: Streaming Sports Events

September 22 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Wed 22

Riding the Wakelet Wave!

September 22 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Thu 23

Organizing Drive and Maximizing the Power of Chrome

September 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri 24
Fri 24

ROE 47 Educational Technology Roundtable

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue 28

ROE 9, 54, 17 Tech Networking Meeting

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Tue 28

All Things SOPPA

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Featured Recorded Webinars

Best Practices to Transition to Online Learning Today
Join Nicole Zumpano and the LTC in exploring best practices for teachers and students to help with this current reality. The focus will be on overarching ideas for all, not tools. This webinar is applicable to all stakeholders in education.

E-Learning and Remote Learning Strategies
Ben Songeroth shares basic e-learning and remote learning resources, strategies, tools, and more.

E-Learning Pilot Districts
District leaders from West Chicago 94, Gurnee 56, and Leyden 212 share how the e-learning day option provides an opportunity to engage students during building closures. Speakers will share their unique approaches to planning, implementing, and evaluating e-learning days.

Online Learning Resources

The LTC curates online learning resources to assist school districts with remote teaching during school district closures.

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LTC Back to School Toolkit

Jumpstart your back-to-school technology training with this toolkit from the LTC!  We did the hard work for you and collected the best LTC resources for GoogleEDU, MicrosoftEDU, SeeSaw, Schoology, and parent/caregiver support so you can focus on getting ready to rock the upcoming school year!

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Google Classroom Video Series

Solve key teaching and learning challenges with Google Classroom.   Available in English, Português, Español, Italiano, 中文 , Nederlands, Bahasa Indonesia, 日本語, 한국어

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4 Shifts Protocol

The 4 Shifts Protocol (formerly known as trudacot), a discussion protocol intended to help facilitate educator conversations about deeper learning, greater student agency, more authentic work, and rich technology infusion! The 4 Shifts Protocol is being used by teachers, principals, instructional coaches, and technology integrationists all over the world to make lessons, units, and instructional activities richer, more robust, and more relevant for the global innovation society in which we now live.

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Google For Education Teacher Center

Free, online training center powered by Google to support teachers in the trenches.

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Google Certified Coach Curriculum

This tailored curriculum provides instructional coaches with tools and strategies that support their 1:1 interactions with educators.

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The Triple E Framework for More Effective Technology Integration in Adult Education

Have you ever wondered how well you were integrating technology into your lessons? The Triple E Framework, developed by Dr. Liz Kolb in 2011, is a framework designed to help educators measure how well they integrate technology tools into instruction and provide ways to help increase its use.

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