E-Learning / Online Learning

Resources, professional learning opportunities, and consulting for Illinois school districts as they develop e-learning plans and design engaging instructional activities.

E-Learning in Illinois

There is a mandatory closure of all Illinois schools that takes effect Tuesday, March 17 until April 7. Below are details regarding Illinois’ continuity of instruction.

  • Webinars & Events
  • E-Learning Plan Database
  • Resources

Professional Learning

The LTC facilitates professional learning opportunities for administrators and educators on e-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 E-Learning Events

Mon 30

EdTech Office Hours: Science and Remote Learning

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mon 30
Mon 30

EdTech Office Hours: Math and Remote Learning

March 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 31
Tue 31
Apr 01

EdTech Office Hours: ELA and Remote Learning

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Apr 01

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.

Presenter: Nicole Zumpano
Recorded: March 18, 2020

Length: 53:00

E-Learning and Remote Learning Strategies

Ben Songeroth shares basic e-learning and remote learning resources, strategies, tools, and more.

Presenter: Ben Sondgeroth
Recorded: March 16, 2020

Length: 1:03

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.

Presenter: Tim McIlvain
Recorded: June 28, 2019

Length: 1:11

E-Learning Plan Database

Does your district have an e-learning plan or website with resources that might be helpful to others? Add it to the E-Learning Plan Database.

DATABASE: E-Learning Plans
Grades Served *
Status *
Date Added District Grades Served Status
03-28-2020 Sunnybrook School District 171 P-8 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-19-2020 Mahomet-Seymour School District #3 P-12 Not Verified by ROE/ISC
03-16-2020 Lemont-Bromberek School District 113A P-8 Unknown
03-16-2020 New Trier High School 9-12 Unknown
03-16-2020 Adlai E. Stevenson High School 9-12 Unknown
03-16-2020 AERO Special Education Cooperative P-12 Not Verified by ROE/ISC
03-16-2020 Winnetka 36 P-8 Not Verified by ROE/ISC
03-16-2020 Hinsdale High School District 86 9-12 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-16-2020 East Aurora School District 131 9-12 Not Verified by ROE/ISC
03-16-2020 Lake Forest School District 67 P-A Verified by ROE/ISC
03-13-2020 New Lenox School District 122 P-12 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-13-2020 Macomb School District 185 P-12 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-13-2020 Oak Park School District 97 P-8 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-12-2020 Joliet Township High School District 204 9-12 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-12-2020 Consolidated High School District 230 9-12 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-12-2020 Gower School District P-8 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-12-2020 Glen Ellyn School District 41 P-8 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-12-2020 Maercker School District 60 P-8 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-12-2020 Reavis High School 9-12 Verified by ROE/ISC
03-12-2020 Ridgewood High School 9-12 Verified by ROE/ISC

Online Learning Resources

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

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Best Practices

Copyright: Distance Education and the TEACH Act

The American Library Association provides an overview of the TEACH Act, which defines the terms and conditions on which accredited, nonprofit educational institutions throughout the U.S. may use copyright-protected materials in distance education-including on websites and by other digital means–without permission from the copyright owner and without payment of royalties.

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Best Practices

CoSN COVID-19 Response: Preparing to Take School Online

CoSN, the national professional organization for K – 12 technology leaders, identifies key considerations for districts contemplating moving classrooms online.

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Quizizz is a student-paced formative assessment tool. Create sets of questions or use questions that other teachers have created.

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Educator Planning Sheet

A planning document for teachers who are moving courses online.

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Best PracticesResource Collection

Plan To Close Resources

A crowdsourced document of best practices and resources related to the continuity of instruction during school closures.

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