Online Learning

Whether exploring entirely virtual classrooms and schools or ways to expand learning beyond the walls of your building, the resources are out there. Cyberspace is the place!

  • Media Literacy

    Teaching Adolescents How to Evaluate the Quality of Online Information

    Use these strategies to help middle and high school students identify relevance, accuracy, bias, and reliability in the content they read.
  • Online Learning

    Confronting the Abominable Snow Day

    Using digital tools to keep students on track even when they can’t get to school.
  • Media Literacy

    Evaluating Websites as Information Sources

    Using a six-point strategy, teachers can help students learn about responsible web research by assessing the validity of most information that they’ll encounter online.
  • Professional Development

    Summer Professional Development With MOOCs

    Summer is a great time for teachers to enroll in a MOOC, a "Massive Open Online Course." Matt Davis has compiled a list of a few summer courses to consider.
  • Open Education Resources

    Harnessing the Power of YouTube in the Classroom

    If you want to use YouTube in the classroom, here are some tips to help you find and distribute appropriate content, explore virtual reality, and share student work.
  • Flipped Classroom

    The Flipped Classroom: Pro and Con

    In 2012, I attended the ISTE conference in San Diego, CA. While I was only there for about 36 hours, it was easy for me to pick up on one of the hottest topics for the three-day event. The "flipped classroom" was being discussed in social lounges, in conference sessions, on the exhibit floor, on the hashtag and even at dinner. People wanted to know what it was, what it wasn't, how it's done and why it works.
  • Technology Integration

    Technology Integration Research Review

    Edutopia’s tech integration research review explores some of the vast body of research out there and helps you navigate useful results.
  • Professional Development

    Can PD Be Virtual? Technology and Trends

    Virtual professional development increases access, creates meaningful connections, and supports educators with the help of virtual tools for video conferencing, live sessions, and online courses.
  • Technology Integration

    Face-to-Face vs. Online Learning: Why Is It Either/Or?

    Communication skills and growth mindset are critical in adopting a schoolwide online program because, regardless of the technology, these skills are the heart of learning.
  • Digital Citizenship

    Digital Citizenship: Resource Roundup

    A collection of articles, videos, and other resources on internet safety, cyberbullying, digital responsibility, and media and digital literacy.