Remote Learning – Teacher Resources updates 27/04/2020
Hopefully this journal will provide some level of support to your learning community and give you local, national and international overview of support/resources/ideas that are available to positively impact learning for all.
Remote learning teacher supports
This site was set up by faculty/students in CIT and it’s excellent. Lots of links to nice resources in a variety of subjects.
free audio books on Audible
Covid-19 #giveback directory – This is a list of products and services that have been made free for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Language teachers might be able to get particular use of the free Rosetta Stone package for any students that might use it.
This great YouTube channel from @_ehughes_ is available to all geography enthusiasts. This selection of resources is open to learners and teachers. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=eoin+hughes+geography
Here are a collection of Animated Physical #Geography Videos on YouTube, created with #Keynote #iMovie &/or #Clips on #iPad
Also on @ScoilnetPPrim #COVID19ireland #AppleEDUchat #edchatie #edshareie https://t.co/iTc6k6OaXb
— Eoin Hughes (@_ehughes_) March 13, 2020
PDST – Professional Development Service for Teachers
The PDST is the country’s largest single support service offering professional learning opportunities to teachers and school leaders in a range of pedagogical, curricular and educational areas. https://www.pdst.ie/postprimary
1) These extensive checklists provide a great starting point for staff or learners to audit their digital skills.
2) Microsoft are running a series of ‘Home Space’ events that can be viewed from this page. Events run on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Whole classes could register to attend!
3) The Data Protection Commission have created some guidelines to ensure that personal data is protected when working from home.
They provide a one page PDF for Protecting Personal Data When Working Remotely.
4) Short Read – An educator with experience in distance learning shares what he’s learned: Keep it simple, and build in as much contact as possible.
DDLETB Digital Resources
Hundreds of teachers, many of them operating in countries where teach-from-home has been in place for weeks, weigh in on the mental approach you need to stay grounded in this difficult time.
Supports to schools and teachers engaged in distance learning
Access to content that has been developed to support schools and teachers engaged in distance learning in order to provide continuity to pupils/students: