As we adjust to a continually changing educational landscape and embrace the idea of distance learning – which has suddenly moved to the forefront of our teaching practice – many educators are worried about how to make adjustments on behalf of all our learners. The good news is that there are some great tools that can help educators transition to distance learning.
Whether your school routinely supports distance learning or has faced unexpected closures, we’ve assembled a list of these tools and learning opportunities to help educators engage remote students through online learning.
Scan anything in a snap!
The free Adobe Scan app makes it easy to turn your work into a PDF. Instead of taking a picture and pasting it into Google doc or Microsoft World file to share, simply scan it. The app can be downloaded on your phone or tablet. Scan on or more sheets of paper and watch Adobe Scan create a PDF of your document with no shadows, blurs or glare. Available on iOS and Android.
Convert your classroom content into eLearning.
Simply screen capture existing on-screen content such as PPT, PDF, web pages and convert them into interactive videos. Something new? Choose from hundreds of quick start slide templates. Adobe are offering a free 90-day access pass of Captivate to all educators – register here before 31 May 2020.
Flipped Classroom – introductory course.
Adobe Education Exchange is hosting a series of upcoming webinars that will share distance learning strategies. In The Flipped Classroom course you’ll explore best strategies, approaches, and tools for creating effective flipped learning opportunities that you can immediately apply to your classroom context.
Google is waiving the fees on the premium version of Meet to assist businesses and schools operating remotely until 30 September 2020. This enables meetings for up to 250 participants per call, live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers and the ability to record meetings and save them directly into Google Drive. Find out more here.
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