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Teacher Resources For Distance Learning Practices

Teacher Resources For Distance Learning Practices

Teacher Resources For Distance Learning Practices

In this episode of GotTechED the Podcast we discuss:

  • Resources that are available to help teachers for distance learning
  • Edtech companies that are upgrading teacher accounts for free during the pandemic 

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Segment 1: Distance Learning Resources

  1. Academy of Active Learning Arts and Sciences and Flipped Learning Global Initiate have created a roadmap for transitioning to online learning called the “Rapid Transition to Online Learning”
  2. 37 Free Resources for Teachers shifting to online learning for Coronavirus:
  3. Coronavirus Education Resources App:
  4. Kim Mattina’s (Host of Suite Talk) Remote Learning Resource Website

  1. Virtual Author Visits

  1. Sarah Thomas’s (EduMatch Creator)  Distance Learning Padlet Board

Segment 2:  EdTech Companies that are Upgrading Teacher Accounts During the Pandemic

  1. Adobe Cloud Apps:
  2. ABCMouse is a learning tool for children ages 2-8:
  3. Free communication service with Bloomz:
  4. Epic is providing free access to their online reading platform:
  5. Google Hangouts Meet premium version free through July 1:
  6. Kahoot premium:
  7. Microsoft Teams:
  8. PearDeck Premium free for 90 days:
  9. Zoom has lifted the 40 minute limit for free users as long as the school has a Clever account:
  10. Explain Everything Whiteboard free trial extension:
  11. Screencastify has tweeted that they will offer free services to schools that reach out: Email
  12. BrainPop for fun educational games:
  13. Discovery Education: tons of resources now free through end of school year.  Principals and Superintendents email to gain access.
  14. is offering a training which will give you Edji Hero for free for 6 months

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Question: What is an edtech tip that you can share with other teachers during pandemic times?

About the author, Eric

Eric Guise is a media specialist and technology coach with more than a decade of experience as a teacher.

Eric was named the 2016 Biology Teacher of Year by the New Jersey Biology Teachers Association and is currently pursuing an EdD in Leadership in Digital Transformation in Educational Technology.

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