Caston Instructional Weekly Update

Online Curriculum and PD March 30-April 3, 2020

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About this Newsletter

This newsletter is designed to be a one-stop-shop for online resources during our COVID-19 Extended Closure. Please let Nate, Shelly or me know if you need help with a resource or if you find a great new online tool so we can add it and share it with the rest of the Caston Staff. We will also be sharing pictures and our online successes here. Please submit them to us!
Click here to view "Being a Teacher During a Crisis"

8 minute video by Michigan teacher and author of The Epic Classroom, Trevor Muir

Online Engagement Strategies

Tips for Designing an Online Learning Experience using the 5Es Instructional Model https://catlintucker.com/2020/03/designing-an-online-lesson/


Video Conferencing-Reconnecting with Your Students


(Student links have been converted so all students can access them)


Canvas Conferencing Guide for Educators

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2tG2SS4gXA&authuser=0


Canvas Conferencing Guide for Students (Accessible to all students)

https://drive.google.com/file/d/11Nb5TjBZwXG1TW5vRKgd5Z2XEE67NQTl/view?usp=sharing


Zoom Conferencing Guide for Educators

https://www.panoramaed.com/blog/educators-guide-to-zoom-video?utm_content=123190555&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&hss_channel=fbp-334578719986367


Easy Zoom Guide for Students (from Connor Fraser)

https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?tab=rm1#inbox/FMfcgxwHMZPgpFBKbDSKnXPgJRjJBrxM?projector=1&messagePartId=0.1


Zoom Conferencing Guide for Students

(Zoom App is already in Self Service. Students will need to download).

This link is accessible to all students.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fF_cuS9YRiQpv5_EchNGT1GoAzbqkAA1/view?usp=sharing


Three Ways to Use Video Conferencing with Students Learning Remotely

(Great chart resource)

https://catlintucker.com/2020/03/3-ways-to-use-video-conferencing/

Professional Development and Resources on current Caston Online Resources


Engaging Students Virtually Through Effective Platforms and What to Do if They Do Not Have Digital Access: A Walkthrough of Classkick and Google Classroom April 2 at 9 AM

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/7015853510303/WN_-wFcunKzTVeN-lZUDIzH_w


IReady At Home Virtual Summit April 3 from 10 AM-2 PM (Grades K-6)

Register Here: https://www.cvent.com/c/express/b6c878fa-d7a0-4338-a0aa-6ea0f0c925b8

If you register and can not view live you will receive a taped link.


Reading Horizons Webinar (Grades K-5)

How to Progress Monitor Academics and Goals in a Virtual Setting April 3, 10 AM

Register Here:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/5715851512737/WN_BBkqLrZPS_K7rA0UTlCpSw

If you register and can not view live you will receive a taped link.


Reading Horizons Taped Webinar (Grades K-5)

Best Practices for Reading Instruction in the Virtual Classroom

https://bit.ly/best-practices-virtual


Reading Horizons Discovery software -Video tutorial (Grades K-3)

https://www.readinghorizons.com/customers/support/discovery-support/discovery-tutorial-videos



Reading Horizons Elevate software - Video tutorial (Grades 4-5)

https://www.readinghorizons.com/customers/support/elevate-support/elevate-tutorial-videos


IXL Home ToolBox (Grades 6-10)

IXL At-Home Learning Tool Box:

Tools for our wonderful IXL Parents!

Video : IXL Parent Guide: How to support your student using IXL at Home

HELP WITH ONLINE INSTRUCTIONAL TOOLS

If you need help with any of the Caston Online Instructional Tools please contact:

Angie Miller millera@caston.k12.in.us

Nate Speitel speiteln@caston.k12.in.us

Shelly Sarver sarvers@caston.k12.in.us