Teaching Online (Tips and Web-based Platforms)

A collection of resources, tips, and platforms for online teaching.


Free CEC Webinar: Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19

In these unprecedented times, teachers are being asked to think outside of the box in terms of how to continue teaching students outside of the classroom. In this webinar, veteran online instructors help identify steps to move online and strategies for adapting the lessons already in motion to this new format.

Amazing Educational Resources

Provides a comprehensive list of education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closings.


Best Practices for Educating Online

This guide will walk you through best practices, teaching strategies, and tips and tricks for delivering high quality instruction and therapy online with a quick turn around.


Common Sense Media

Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites


Complex Needs

In addition to a wide range of online learning tools, Don Johnston is hosting a webinar at the end of March, “Supporting Students With Complex Needs at Home - Guidance for Teachers and Parents.”

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ISD 101

Are school closures forcing you to create an online course? Here are 11 tips to get you started!



LibriVox volunteers record chapters of books in the public domain, and then we release the audio files back onto the net for free. All our audio is in the public domain, so you may use it for whatever purpose you wish



Let's Keep Reading! Keep Thinking with Interactive Read Aloud LivBits!


PBS Learning Media

MPT and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers like you.


Resource Page from MCEC

Massachusetts CEC is hosting an open-access resource page to share resources, discuss, and meet.


Scholastic Learn at Home

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing


Virtual School Activities

A collection of sites to live webcams, virtual tours/trips, and other miscellaneous fun academic sites.


Quick Takes

Quick Takes are a series of short videos, with each episode focused on a specific topic or question that has risen to the top during this time of transferring instruction into online formats


Early Childhood Intervention TelePractice

Here you can find information on how you can use tele-intervention during this time of social distancing. This includes an overview of system requirements, how to plan a visit, the three parts of a virtual visit, and what conducting an tele-intervention visit looks like in action.


Described and Captioned Media Program

As educators of students who are deaf or blind make plans for remote learning due to school closings, DCMP can help ensure that educational videos are accessible for students learning at home. All DCMP videos are accessible and can be viewed on PCs, smartphones, tablets, Roku, Apple TV, and the iOS app.


NTI Student Learning Resources

Educational consultants at The Northern Kentucky Cooperative for Educational Services are hard at work compiling a one-stop-shop of go-to resources that may be useful for educators as we work to deliver instruction to our students during Non-Traditional Instruction (NTI).


Iris Center

The IRIS Center is a national center dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities birth through age twenty-one, through the use of effective evidence-based practices and interventions.


Stop Learning Loss

This is a place for parents and teachers across the United States to work together, to collaboratively build out a database of educational resources, materials, and activities so that no parent or teacher is on their own


Best Practices for Educating Online

This guide will walk you through best practices, teaching strategies, and tips and tricks for delivering high quality instruction and therapy online with a quick turn around.



Whether your school is teaching through a closure or building plans to prepare, we’re here to help you ensure that learning doesn’t stop. We’re offering free access to Newsela’s entire product suite for the rest of the 2019/2020 school year.



ReadWorks is here to support educators and families facing the unprecedented challenge of remote learning due to COVID-19.


Make a Successful Transition to Remote Learning with n2y

Here are some best practices to help teachers make a smooth transition to virtual learning and keep students working toward their goals.