Remote Classroom Resources
Learning.com Curriculum Offers Lessons for Remote Learning
- By Dian Schaffhauser
help K-8 students thrive in their remote classes, a company that
produces K-12 curriculum and delivers it to students online has come
up with lessons specifically on how to take remote classes.
new "Essential Skills for Remote Learning" covers several
broad areas for students:
to communicate virtually and troubleshoot technology problems on
to do keyboarding and word processing, including creating, designing
and editing documents, doing collaboration and solving problems;
to use the internet to do research, collaborate on learning and make
and share digital media; and
to stay safe, ethical, legal and responsible online.
lessons include exercises, quizzes, discussions and pre- and post-
assessments. They're part of EasyTech,
asynchronous curriculum that also incorporates other aspects of
digital literacy as well as STEM. EasyTech can be used in online-only
settings or in face-to-face classrooms. It includes professional
development to help teachers learn how to integrate the lessons into
instruction and use auto-grading tools, reporting dashboards.
Learning.com during remote learning has made a huge impact on my
teaching," said Elizabeth Fecher, in a press release. Fecher is
a technology teacher at Mt.
in Cincinnati, which serves as a neighborhood school and learning
center serving grades pre-K-6. "Students are able to do
self-paced lessons that take them step-by-step through learning. It
also offers instant feedback when questions are answered and is
graded instantly. Grades can even be set up to transfer from
Schoology to PowerSchool without teachers having to enter them."
Dian Schaffhauser is a former senior contributing editor for 1105 Media's education publications THE Journal, Campus Technology and Spaces4Learning.