Educators across the state have had to adapt rapidly to a new, online-only learning environment. Staying home from school doesn't mean learning has to stop. The WVPEC has gathered resources to help educators keep students on track while they study from home.
Teaching at a Distance: Tools for Schools
Educators across the state have had to adapt rapidly to a new, online-only learning environment. From free Adobe products for students through May to online language learning programs, this list offers a wide range of digital tools to help teachers move the classroom onlineResources from the Journal
SREB Resources for P-20 Educators, Districts, and States
The SREB has moved to support educators at every level, school districts, and policymakers. Dive into resources for K-12, postsecondary education, CTE, and more.SREB Resources
We Are Teachers: Hundreds of Free, Online Learning Resources for Educators
These easy-to-use approaches can help to improve student thinking. This 30 minute webinar, with Fairfax County Public Schools' Ellen Rogers, models how to facilitate an adapted Project Zero Thinking Routine that encourages learners to make observations and connections with more than one museum resource.We Are Teachers Resources
Harness the Power of Smithsonian Project Zero Lessons
These easy-to-use approaches can help to improve student thinking. This 30 minute webinar, with Fairfax County Public Schools' Ellen Rogers, models how to facilitate an adapted Project Zero Thinking Routine that encourages learners to make observations and connections with more than one museum resource.Learn more: it's Easy PZ
Teach Entrepreneurship with EntreEd Academy
The National Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education (EntreEd) presents an immersive digital course for K-12 educators to gain an understanding of entrepreneurship education, best practices for aligning entrepreneurship in their classroom, and insights into EntreEd's America's Entrepreneurial Schools initiative.Sign up now
Adapting Learning Styles During COVID-19
With colleges switching between in-person and online learning, some students struggle to adapt their learning styles and stay on top of their work. This guide offers overview of different learning styles and how to adapt to learning from home with them.Adapting Learning Styles Guide
Brad D.Smith's blog from Focus Forward: Beyond the Cloud
As the first keynote speaker, Brad D. Smith underscored the importance of leaning into new technologies and educating students from a young age about technology, data and computational science.
Zoom’s new ‘Focus’ mode aims to keep kids from getting distracted
As Zoom remains a key part of many students' experience this fall, the video conferencing tool introduced a new feature to keep them from getting distracted in class
5 Tips You Need to Know When Teaching Post-Pandemic
As the COVID pandemic surged globally, many of us found ourselves unprepared for the ways in which this deadly virus would affect our daily lives. School aged children and their teachers, who were forced to make the quick transition from in-person to virtual or hybrid learning almost overnight, have faced countless difficulties along the way.
New Virtual Ed Platform Integrates with Canvas
Virtual education platform InSpace, a new tool that allows students and instructors to interact online much like they would in physical spaces, has announced integration with Instructure's Canvas learning management system.
Google Classroom Getting Integration with Clever
Starting this summer, Clever will be providing automated rostering for Google Classroom. Clever provides a single sign-in portal, roster syncing and other services used by 65% of K–12 schools in the United States. It’s free for districts.
21 Amazing Free Sites and Apps to Use with Google Classroom
Most teachers have tried Google Classroom by now, and many use it on a daily basis. It’s a handy and free way to keep your students on track and organize learning and lessons plans.
50 Tips and Tricks for High School Classroom Management
Managing a classroom at the high school level can be a bit tricky, and a whole different ballgame from teaching early or elementary ed. These 50 tips and tricks for high school classroom management come from our community of seasoned educators from across the country. It’s great advice for kids of all ages, but particularly for the teenagers in your life.
WEBINAR: Accelerate Learning with Project-Based Learning
The 2020–21 school year was filled with challenges, but also opportunities. Educators were innovating at a record pace and showed an impressive level of agility and perseverance, all while maintaining a steady dedication to their students’ success and well-being..