Resources created or curated by the LTC that specially address technology-enabled remote learning and e-learning.
Tips for Designing an Online Lesson Using the 5 Es Instructional Model
Caitlin Tucker provides ticks on how to design online lessons using the 5 Es Instructional Model.
EVERFI offers free online courses for grades K-12 on critical skills like social-emotional learning, STEM, health & wellness, financial literacy, career readiness and more. It can be assigned by a teacher and used independently by a student.
Kansas’ Continuous Learning Task Force Guidance
Guidance developed by Kansas’ Continuous Learning Task Force to help educators meet the immediate need of supporting learning outside of our normal practices.
FERPA and Virtual Learning During COVID-19 (March 30, 2020)
A slide deck from the U.S. Department of Education’s presentation on FERPA and virtual learning. Included is an overview of FERPA and scenario-based responses.
Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions
A frequently updated list of free resources and subscriptions provided by vendors in response to COVID-19 school closings.
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.
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.
Open Up Resources
Open Up Resources makes the highest quality ELA & math curriculum freely accessible to preK-12 educators. Open Up curricula are available for 6-8 Math & 9-12 Math, EL Education K-5 Language Arts, Bookworms K-5 Reading & Writing. The platform requires teacher facilitation while students are using it. The student needs a mobile device (phone/tablet).
Scholastic Learn at Home
Scholastic Learn at Home provides 20 days of free cross-curricular activities. Available on any device, lessons can be done independently or with a parent. It can be assigned by a teacher or used independently by a student.
Tech & Learning: Remote Learning Playbook
A guide produced by Tech & Learning that presents a detailed remote learning plan for schools and districts. Includes Sample Parent Access, Survey Letter, Sample Device Loan Agreement, Sample ELearning Lesson Plan, and Sample Letter to Faculty.