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Distance Learning Resources for School Leaders to Share with Teachers and District Parents

April 14th, 2020

Young student doing homework at home with school books, newspaper and digital pad helped by his mother. Mum writing on the copybook teaching his son. Education, family lifestyle, homeschooling conceptA New Podcast for Parents, Distance Learning Educational Videos for Teachers and More

In response to COVID-19 related school closures, school districts have gone through a complete transformation. With everything turned upside down, we’re here to help. You may be aware that SuperEval is a division of PLS 3rd Learning. PLS 3rd Learning is also home to several different education driven divisions who are working hard to support teachers, parents, and students during this time. Today, we’re sharing a few resources that they’ve created that might be helpful for you and your district teachers and parents.

Distance Learning Resources for Teachers

PLS Classes offers online, on-site, and self-paced graduate courses for educators. They’ve produced an abundance of free resources including articles and videos to help support teachers in a distance learning environment.

Dr. Rhianna RogersFree Video Series: Distance Learning: Strategies for Supporting Teachers, Students, and Each Other

This five episode series is led by our friend Dr. Rhianna C. Rogers who is an expert on cultural and ethnic studies and has years of experience teaching, connecting to, and engaging with students in an online environment.

Access the Free Video Channel

Episodes include:

  1. Introduction to Educational Technology
  2. Tips for Effective Online Teaching and Learning
  3. Creating an Engaging Online Course Experience
  4. Developing Healthy Work Habits and Classroom Management from Home
  5. Juggling Personal, Professional and Instructional Responsibilities

PLS Classes also offers an abundance of distance learning articles and support for educators on their blog.


Distance Learning Resources for Parents

Steve BarkleyFree Podcast Series: Parent Well-Being and Student Learning During School Closures

In response to school closings across the U.S. and internationally, our partner Steve Barkley has recently launched a new podcast series entitled Parent Well-Being and Student Learning During School Closures. For over thirty years, Steve Barkley has served as an educational consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally, facilitating the changes necessary for them to reach students and successfully prepare them for the 21st century.

In response to the new podcasts, one listener writes:

“Though I’m an experienced teacher and education consultant myself who follows and shares research, I picked up a lot of practical tips as a parent. I like how the podcast is personalized with your own examples, and connects with parents by inviting them to reflect on their own learning so that they can advise and empathize with the child… Thanks again for this helpful share out. Has real utility value.”


Please Share!

We hope you find these resources helpful. Please pass along to your teachers and colleagues. And if there is anything we can do to help you through this unprecedented time, please reach out to us. We’re looking forward to hearing from you.

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