best tips for online teaching

Teaching online, especially when your students are struggling learners, can feel overwhelming, but there are ways to make it a little easier. Whether you've decided to transition to teaching at an online school via distance learning or you've been thrown into it as a result of school closures, this page will offer you the tools and resources you need to get started.  

Whether you're teaching math online or have a self-contained class for the full day, I've got resources and ideas that are designed to support your classroom. Learn some of my best tips for online teaching and find resources & strategies for building student's skills and confidence remotely. 

Best Tips for Online Teaching: Getting Started

Do you need a quick win? One of the best tips for online teaching is to make sure you understand your technology before you get started. 

Check out these quick start guides to finding and setting up the tech tools you need to make virtual learning work for you.  

Digital Formative Assessment Tools for Online Learning

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best tips for online teaching

Finding high-quality, engaging digital resources can be a challenge. Select your grade level to see resources designed for your digital classroom that were designed with struggling learners in mind.  

Digital learning resources are needed now more than ever! I'm working on adding more digital options, including novel studies and daily warm-ups in Google Classroom compatible formats. I'm also working on a growing number of interactive digital task cards using the Boom Learning platform.

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Looking for more strategies and ideas for online reading class? Need some suggestions for teaching math online? Here are some additional posts with more of the best tips for online teaching.

You'll find engaging lessons, intervention tools and techniques, and ways to help struggling learners grasp challenging material when you're teaching remotely. 

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Ready to try some digital classroom resources to keep students engaged and active during online learning? Sign up to get a free resource for your classroom and new strategies and ideas. Check out these options. 

Free Virtual Field Trip Reflection

Virtual field trips are a great way to help students make connections, but there needs to be a way to facilitate this process that keeps the focus on learning. That's where this virtual field trip reflection sheet comes in. Enter your information to get it now.

One of the best tips for online teaching is establishing a clear routine. Establishing a good routine can make home-learning more effective. These organizers were designed to help improve student independence and keep them on track while they are working from home. 

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