Distance Learning

Following is a list of resources we’ve collected for distance learning. This list is updated frequently so be sure to check back regularly.

Digital Learning: Implications for Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Perkins V State Plans

TEA: FERPA and digital learning

Engage kids at home with free resources

Wide Open School: Schools are closed Minds are wide open

IDRA is offering a free webinar series for teachers (also recorded and available for download)

IDRA: Ensuring equity in online learning

IDRA: Best practices for online learning in the wake of Covid-19

Austin ISD’s Learning at home page: Learning resources by grade, suggested at-home schedules by the week and printables. The site is not restricted to AISD students.

COVID-19 Digital Learning & Equity

Teaching with Technology during COVID-19: Best Practices to Take Care of Ourselves and Our Students

We’re all learning about distance learning together

TEA: Instructional continuity

TEA: Guidance to districts on providing internet to students

NEA: Guidance on distance learning

Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain — COVID-19 webinars

Dual credit summer enrollment

Content resources

Content based reading selections in science and social studies: Newsela

Writing lessons connected to the work from The New York Times (newspaper subscription reduced to $1/week)

Reading library for upper elementary through secondary: CommonLit


Online professional development resources for teachers

edX Trainings

Laura Candler’s Webinars

Region 10


Teaching Tolerance