In response to the COVID-19 School Closures and subsequent move to remote learning, NJECC is partnering with our trustees, advisory board and vendors to provide FREE live professional development workshops for all NJ educators on topics related to remote teaching and learning. Please view the calendar below with direct links to the Zoom sessions being offered. No registration is required to attend these live sessions.
Find Remote Learning Resources on the shared NJECC Support Page: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1-7lwdPJiexS6KDI0ulvjTQ1vsvPyX3VbDCjfLIOmPew/edit
Live Support can always be accessed via the NJECC GroupMe @ https://groupme.com/join_group/58660524/7kLFdzeJ
NJECC - email@example.com
Gregg Festa - firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need immediate support, try asking your question in our live GroupMe Chat @ https://groupme.com/join_group/58660524/7kLFdzeJ
View our New Calendar of Live Online Workshops for NJ Educators - Instructional Design for Online Learning
Kahoot Premium is free right now and has “distance learning challenge feature.”
Google Meet - premium version is available to Google districts. Can record and share a hangout. Can share a screen. Up to 250 external connections. Google Hangouts Meet allows for almost unlimited domain connections.
Screencast has a coupon code so that you can upgrade from the regular version to the paid version for free. The code is CAST_COVID
https://www.screencastify.com/ - free Chrome extension to record your browser window or use your webcam. The free version lets you record up to a 5 minute video
Using Microsoft Teams for Online Instruction - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cN5ypuZF1bI
Microsoft Teams vs. ZOOM. Any strong opinions? Yes. I will get back to you.
Youtube Live Stream: Introduction to Livestreaming with linked resources Example of a youtube live stream channel:Link
Video Instructions: How To Live Stream On YouTube - Start To Finish
Video Info: Introduction to live streaming - YouTube Help
Common Sense Media - Virtual Learning, Core Subject Resources and much more - Website
Distance Learning Resources (New Section Added 3/18)
Google Distance Learning Resources - Added 3/18
Google Classroom Notification Setting to Help Teachers who may have too many- Added 3/18
Getting Started with Hangouts/Meet (look at list below the Describe Your Issue search field) - Added 3/18
Digital Trends is a variety of online resources
General Information that is Helpful to Schools and Teachers
Altice/Lightpath and Comcast have opened all their hotspots with no username or password and no need to sign up. Allowing many students internet. Comcast is also offering I believe 90 days free of internet and then goes to $9.95 per month for low income.
ADDED THE LINK (Comcast’s Info on this)- Added 3/18
Google Classroom for Parents: This is modified by me, but I found the original creator and credited her. Includes not just signing into Drive from a browser, but also a Chromebook and Guardian Summaries.
Testing, FERPA, FAPE and Guidance
Self Care (New Section April 7,2020)
Self Care Workbook
Taking Care of Yourself During a Public Health Emergency
Social Emotional Learning
SEL Home Newsletter
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