Online Teaching Resources
COVID-19 Resources for administrators, teachers, counselors and parents. The Counseling and Career Development team is dedicated to helping educators as they work through the challenges unfolding from the COVID-19 outbreak. During this time of uncertainty, we are here to help share ideas, information and resources to continue to deliver teaching and learning for all learners. Although this work is not being graded,the intent is to provide student with a more robust learning experience as we work together during this national crisis. Updated: September 7, 2021
COVID-19 Instructional Resources
As a helpful resource, we have gathered together links to instructional resources that may be helpful to you during the unfolding COVID-19 situation.
Bridge the Gap Digital Wallet
Giving 5,000 low-income Oklahoma families $1,500 to purchase curriculum content and/or technology.https://www.everykidcountsok.org/resources
Hofmeister invests in online tool to mitigate
learning loss at no costs to schools
Exact Path Now Available for Oklahoma Schools
The Oklahoma State Department of Education is providing free access to Exact Path for the 2020-21 school year. Schools and districts can immediately take advantage of using this award-winning program with their students. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced Tuesday that an online tool is being offered to all Oklahoma school districts for free to help students catch up after potential learning loss because of COVID-19. Exact Path creates a personalized learning plan that aligns with the Oklahoma Academic Standards and features intuitive training for teachers.
STAYING COLLEGE & CAREER
READY—GUIDANCE FOR EDUCATORS AND FAMILIES
The Oklahoma State Department of Education (OSDE) College & Career Readiness Division, located in the Office of Student Support, is committed to keeping educators and families informed of updates necessitated by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. This college and career readiness resource is designed to guide educators and families as they help students remain engaged in college and career readiness activities during the current school year and into the next. Click Here
Oklahoma Resources for Distance Learning
Coronavirus/COVID-19 Counseling Resources https://sde.ok.gov/counseling
Continuous Learning Resources for ELs
English Language Proficiency Assessments https://sde.ok.gov/english-language-proficiency-assessments
Creating Online Learning Experiences
This book provides an updated look at issues that comprise the online learning experience creation process. As online learning evolves, the lines and distinctions between various classifications of courses has blurred and often vanished. Classic elements of instructional design remain relevant at the same time that newer concepts of learning experience are growing in importance
Support For Students With Disabilities
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON PROVIDING SERVICES TO CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES DURING THE CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 OUTBREAK
Many educators have concerns regarding support for students with disabilities in light of COVID-19 school closures and the transition to remote learning. On March 21, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) released new supplemental guidance to help address some of these issues. This builds on the initial questions and answers distributed on March 12.
Accessible Work-From-Home Tools for Remote Work during the Coronavirus Pandemic
FERPA and Virtual Learning during COVID-19
Oklahoma ABLE Tech provides answers to assistive technology questions
Oklahoma State Department of Education - Special Education Services- Distance Learning for Special Education Students
Webinar: COVID-19 Considerations for Special Education Administrators of Special Educationhttps://cec.sped.org/COVID19forAdministrators
Distance Learning for Special Education Students
The Oklahoma State Department of Education, Special Education Services (OSDE-SES) is committed to providing guidance and support in order to promote excellence in education from infancy to adulthood for children with disabilities as outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA).
This mission is accomplished by disseminating information to families, schools, communities, and agencies through meaningful resources, fostering collaborative partnerships and providing timely and accurate technical assistance https://sde.ok.gov/special-education
Online Interactive Training for Oklahoma Teachers
TO ACCESS THESE SIMULATIONS:
- Visit https://ok.kognito.com.
- Log in or create a new account.
- When choosing your institution, please type in your school name. If not listed, please type Other.
- Choose the desired simulation from carousel.
- This training opportunity is offered by the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (Prevention Division) with support from federal grant number 1U79SM061736-01, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. There is no fee for participation.
AP Coronavirus Updates
As schools and communities navigate the unprecedented challenges posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the health and safety of educators and students are the AP Program’s top priorities. Here’s how we’re supporting schools:
For the 2019–20 exam administration only, students can take a 45-minute online free-response exam at home. Educator-led development committees are currently selecting the exam questions that will be administered. The full exam schedule specific free-response question types that will be on each AP Exam, and additional testing detail will be available by April 3. Any student already registered for an exam can choose to cancel at no charge.
Beginning on Wednesday, March 25, students and teachers can attend free, live AP review courses, delivered by AP teachers from across the country.
These mobile-friendly classes are:
- Designed to be used alongside work that may be given by schools.
- Will be recorded and available on-demand so teachers and students can access them any time.
- Not dependent on current AP teachers continuing instruction. We know many AP teachers now face challenges that would make that impossible.
- Will focus on reviewing the skills and concepts from the first 75% of the course. There will also be some supplementary lessons including topics from the final 25% of the course.
Waiver for State Testing for School Year
What about ACT Testing (national and statewide)?Waiver for State Testing for School Year
Oklahoma College Assistance Program
The Oklahoma College Assistance Program would like to share with you the many FREE services and online resources we offer to help you through distance learning. Please view some of the tools below that we have to help you and your students.
If you have questions or need assistance, please find our Outreach Team contact info on the website. OCAP is here to help! https://www.ocap.org/
High School Teachers/Counselors
Exception for GPA Calculation of Pass/Fail Grades for Spring 2020 Semester
The following guidance related to Pass/Fail grades for the 2020 spring semester has now been posted on the OKPromise website at https://www.okhighered.org/okpromise/teachers-counselors.shtml
For the spring 2020 semester, high school or concurrent courses that apply to the Oklahoma’s Promise high school core curriculum requirements that are assigned a grade of “pass” (or its equivalent) will not be included in the grade point average (GPA) calculation for the core curriculum. While the course grade will not be included in the calculation of the core curriculum GPA, the course will count toward the required units for the core curriculum as appropriate. NTAINING STUDENT CONNECTIONS AND REDUCING ANXIETY DURING COVID19: A Professional Development Workshop
CTE Resources Virtual labs, simulations and interactive learning objects
As classrooms around the country move online due to school closures caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, STEM and Career and Technical Education teachers need to be able to offer hands-on learning experiences in a virtual format. Below is a list of resources compiled by various organizations, including the Technical College System of Georgia, the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and SREB staff. This list includes virtual labs, simulations and interactive learning objects that allow STEM and CTE students to engage with and explore the world of science and technology in an online setting. https://www.sreb.org/post/cte-resources
Workshops and Webinars
The SREB Go Alliance annual workshop series helps college access professionals improve student outreach programs and communications campaigns that to encourage first-in-the-family students to plan for, apply to and succeed in college. https://www.sreb.org/webinar/school-counseling-distance
Success at Home
In response to the Coronavirus Pandemic Kuder, Inc. is offering downloadable lesson plans, webinars, system access and more. We've go what you need to keep students leaning outside of the classroom.
Career Workforce Readiness
Career Hacks for Workforce Readiness
Success in one’s career depends on much more than just earning good grades in school. Help increase learners’ workforce readiness by building strengths in key interpersonal skills, such as problem solving, leadership, communication, teamwork and collaboration, and critical thinking, using this collection of resources produced by WGBH. The resources can be used to engage learners with media and prompt rich discussion in the classroom and other educational settings.
Mapping out a career path, finding job openings, then landing a quality job can be an overwhelming process. From our experience of putting over a half a million people to work each year, Express has crafted Job Genius, an educational program designed to teach young adults how to successfully enter the workforce.
Free Online Learning Resources For Schools Affected by Coronavirus/COVID-19
Tech & Learning editors curate hundreds of free elearning resources for schools worldwide, especially those affected by coronavirus/COVID-19 closures.
Agriculture Teacher Resources for Online Teaching
As schools shift to an online method of teaching during the COVID-19 changes, the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication wanted to provide resources for agriculture teachers who want support in creating variation in their online lessons.
Resources will be updated each weekday morning as they become available.
Built for this Moment
Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, we recognize the deployment of our digital education is more critical than ever.
EVERFI’s focus since our founding has been to provide critical resources to students and learners across the world at scale in any location and at any time. With help from our incredible customers, we are proud to give direct access for K-12 parents and teachers to our library of 20+ digital courses at no cost.
For K-12 Educators: https://everfi.com/k-12/teacher-remote-learning/
For Parents: https://everfi.com/k-12/parent-remote-learning/
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ACT is Providing Free Digital Learning Resources for Students and the Workforce Impacted by COVID-19
ACT capabilities assist students across the learning lifecycle and workers facing workplace disruptions during unprecedented times
The free ACT resources are part of ACT’s commitment to serving community needs during this challenging time. The resources are adaptable for use in the home, through online learning and in workforce settings.
Free Food Safety and Career Development Training and Resources
For 30 years, ServSafe has been at the forefront of preparing restaurant and foodservice workers to deliver safe dining experiences for their guests, while also keeping themselves safe. Every day, we train the restaurant and food service industry on topics like cooking temperatures, safe storage, and cross contamination, as well as hygiene, sanitation, and other risk mitigation activities. Because of the challenges presented by COVID-19, we have developed a number of free resources aimed at keeping our workers and the dining public safe.