Remote Learning Ideas
The Firehose Project by The Technology Integration Leaders of Ohio (TILO) provides high quality, vetted resources curated by content area experts designed to showcase resources that provide continued connection, compassion, and learning.
When learners reflect upon, discuss and showcase what they are learning, making, reading, solving, experiencing, playing … it’s always better together!
Collection of videos to support remote learning.
Seven effective ways to increase online student engagement.
Using the Screencastify extension on your Chromebook or a Google Chrome browser, you can record yourself teaching full and/or bite-sized lessons, providing assignment solutions and explanations, and giving verbal student feedback. Try it today!
Learn more about how you can easily host your own Google Meets to have virtual check in or informational sessions with your colleagues, students, and their families.
Also, check out these helpful Google Meet videos made by Google guru, Eric Curts.
Here are the links Al sent:
Google Meet Introductory Videos
Meet Cheat Sheet
Google has put together a page of resources to help teachers prepare for remote learning.
These webinars are designed to help teachers focus on how to use Problem-Attic to help students with remote learning.
Thousands of teachers worldwide are currently sharing snippets of their experiences via social media or their blogs. We’ve compiled, curated, and built on some common themes and ideas to create this extensive guide.
Lesson Plan Ideas
Video lessons, quizzes, and activities from ABC-CLIO’s databases that align with American History, American Government, and World History.
Thousands of texts with integrated, interactive instruction in ELA, Science, and Social Studies. Free printable packets as well.
Watch and learn from the experts.
Thanks to Ms. Grady for signing up the MS for free access.
Access thousands of primary sources. Borrow from an ever-expanding collection of document-based activities created by the National Archives, and teachers around the world. Create your own activities using the online tools.
Make any video your lesson. Choose a video, give it your magic touch and track your students' comprehension.
Lesson plans revolve around nature livecams created by researchers and animal experts.
Engage and empower every voice in your classroom or community by recording and sharing short, awesome videos … together.
Gale Online Resources
Two of Gale's core products are FREE during this time of remote learning!
Gale In Context: High School
Gale In Context: Middle School
At-home activities for students
Teachers can assign a choice of tasks via Google Classroom
using the student view.
Students can share their learning via FlipGrid.com and Seesaw.
Free lessons in math, science and humanities from kindergarten through the early years of college. Students can use exercises, quizzes, and instructional videos to learn and master skills. They will get immediate feedback and encouragement.
Membean is a trusted, online, individualized vocabulary program that can be used remotely with minimal teacher supervision. We are currently offering it free for an unlimited number of students and teachers at your school until September 2020.
If you are interested, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’d like to see a short teacher introductory video, click here.
Complimentary access to Newsela ELA, Newsela Social Studies, Newsela Science, and The Newsela SEL Collection through the 2019/2020 school year.
Lesson plans and activities based on using Times content — articles, essays, images, videos, graphics and podcasts — across subject areas.
PBL & Remote Learning
A Step-By-Step Guide to Project Based Learning in a Virtual World
PBL Book Studies
Twitter Diary of a PBL Teacher
Kate Messner's library of resources for kids, families, teachers, and librarians to make sure that reading & learning can happen anywhere this spring.
Math & ELA games, lesson plans, and activities for all ages!
20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities for students who are unable to attend school.
Carefully prepared resources for gr. 6-12 to help students understand what is being done to keep them safe and how to prevent germs from spreading.
Complimentary access to our comprehensive Middle School Curriculum and our Algebra 1 Curriculum for the remainder of this school year.
Ready to use activities, virtual lesson ideas, and much more.
An ever-growing list of virtual classroom platforms, online quizzes and assessments, video lessons, and even complete curriculum plans.
All kinds of resources are currently FREE right now! Check the list regularly as it is continuously being updated.
Hub for art educators to curate relevant ideas and opportunities to help optimize resources during this time of remote learning.
A simple tool for creating awesome digital books. Create your own teaching resources or have your students take the reins.
You can edit these check-in forms to suit your needs. I've heard of teachers asking "Would You Rather" questions; you could use these crazy questions; or make up your own!
Access rich fictional and informational text and share assignments via Google Classroom. Students can read a variety of texts, answer questions, pose questions, and analyze with online tools. All of the text can be easily translated into a student’s native language.
Invites young people to express their thoughts on the role of media in our democracy—in writing, audio, video, or other creative format. Deadline is April 1.
Lesson plan ideas & activities from ELA teachers.
Resources specifically developed to help teachers, students and parents continue their science education journey – even if that learning is taking place outside the classroom or laboratory environment.
Make sure you check out the At Home Lab Series for live daily labs.
Prepare for remote learning with resources, lessons, and more.
Keep calm, carry on, and keep learning with INFOhio
Use Kahoot for distance learning. Kahoot Premium is now free.
Found by Ms. Rambo. There are about 50 resources that can be used during distance learning. You can't edit them but you could easily make a google form for the kids to fill out as their assignment.
They are expanding their free offerings, including quick writes and practice topics.
NSTA is offering a free 30-day membership, providing access to more than 12,000 digital professional learning resources and tools.
Free online courses from top universities. Also available are great lectures, great recordings, free language lessons, free ebooks, free art, free music, writing tips, and more.
An online bulletin board where you can display text, images, video, and more.
FREE standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more.
If you don't want to create an account, feel free to log in with my email: email@example.com
Search reading and data comprehension questions, cross-curricular discussion prompts, hands-on activities and Educator Guides tied to the Science News magazine.
Smithsonian Online Learning
Spreadsheet of all types of educational resources that have been made free--includes many subjects,
TED-Ed includes lessons, graphic organizers, and reflective questions. It's also worth looking into TED at Home for Remote Learning lessons.
Be sure to check out the writing prompt created for Covid-19 social distancing!
School/Library Name: FINNEYTOWN SECONDARY CAMPUS, CINCINNATI, OH
User ID: finneytownsecondary
These books are free right now! There's even a virtual book club that you can join with one of them: Love & Luck by Jenna Evans Welch.
All 21 of the Bluford High books are available to download and listen to--FREE!
To help people keep their spirits up and combat boredom, a large number of Japan’s manga publishers are making their comics available to read online for free.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Read on your desktop/laptop or download an app from Apple or from Google Play.
Setup code: readwithsora
Check out this free collection of eBooks, enhanced novels, graphic novels, videos, and eAudiobooks.
For teachers, there are all kinds of Common Core educator resources here.
250+ eBooks are now available FREE for grades 6-12!
Click here to download the Follett Shelf app to your device.
Student ID number/Library card number: 1
As of March 25th, the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County has launched a streamlined form for a Downloadable eCard to make it easier for community members to access online resources while their doors remain closed to the public. The eCard is for all ages, and they’ve relaxed ID verification so that the card can be used immediately.
- This only applies to new cards
- If you already have any kind of Cincinnati Public library card, continue to use it. You don’t need a new one.
- If you have a temporary card number now, you can call (513) 369-6900 and staff will assign you a permanent number