5 simple ways to support teachers now
Leading during school closures means empowering teachers—plus offering encouragement and giving grace, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Greg Bagby, who is coordinator of instructional technology for the Hamilton County Department of Education in Tennessee.
10 tips for creating a virtual library during school closures
Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC, discusses how to share library resources and online literacy opportunities in a virtual library for teachers, learners and families.
Literacy: Engaging students at home
Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director of instructional technology and library media for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC®, shows how free e-books are a fun way to improve vocabulary and comprehension during school closures.
Online instruction: Tips from educators making the switch
Educational technologist, adjunct professor and FETC featured speaker Kathy Schrock shares the ideas, solutions and feelings of her graduate students—K-12 teachers on the front lines of moving instruction online and helping children (and parents) adjust.
4 ways district CTOs can support educators during school closures
Sharing digital resources and helping K-12 administrators and staff communicate and collaborate online is key, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Eujon Anderson, who is the technology director for Troy City Schools in Alabama.
How schools can balance academic integrity with student emotional wellness during extended school closures
DA guest columnists Matthew X. Joseph and Christine Ravesi-Weinstein offer strategies for continuing learning opportunities and addressing student wellness—for the first week out and beyond. Joseph, director of curriculum, instruction and assessment at Leicester Public Schools, is a featured speaker at FETC.