CEC Quick Takes: Online Instruction During COVID-19

Quick Takes intro cardIn 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. That's why we're bringing you our newest resource: CEC Quick Takes for Online Instruction During COVID-19. 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.

Quick Take: What You Need to Know About Student Privacy

In the first Quick Takes episode, Kelly Grillo, Ph.D. and Julie Weatherly, Esq. discuss the issues related to ensuring student privacy while teaching online. What do you absolutely need to know about what constitutes “personally identifiable information” when engaging with a student via an online platform? Is parent consent required to provide special education or related services to students virtually? Watch the video and access the resources.

Quick Take: What You Need to Know About Accessibility

In this Quick Take, Kelly Grillo, Ph.D. and Daniel McNulty discuss accessibility considerations while teaching online. When do you need to use captioning, and how do you do it? Is there a digital alternative to paper packets? And what is Zoom bombing? Watch the video and access the resources.

Quick Take: Co-teaching with Remote Learning

In this Quick Take, Marilyn Friend is talking where we're at in co-teaching. How is it changing in virtual environments? What different decisions do co-teachers need to make? And, how are other co-teachers making it work? Watch the video and access the resources.

Quick Take: Leadership Support for Co-teaching with Remote Learning

In this Quick Take, Marilyn Friend's talking about administrative support for virtual co-teaching. What can school leaders do for their co-teachers during online learning? How does the support they need differ? How can you ensure your co-teachers really are "co?" Watch the video and access the resources.

Quick Take: Tips for a Successful Virtual School Year with Families

In this Quick Take, Clara Hauth, Ph.D. and Catherine Creighton Thompson, Ph.D. want to get you and your families ready for the new virtual school year. What kind of questions should you be asking your families? How can you support them in this new era of learning? Watch the video and access the resources.