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Over 50 instructional videos from teachers, academics and learning professionals at the forefront of remote teaching and learning.

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An introduction to TOM – Teaching Online Masterclass

How Young People Relate to Media

Educator Tara Walsh shares research on how post-millennials engage with media, and how by embracing the use of media in online classes, teachers can harness it to engage students in their learning. The research that the video and...

How to Choose Video for the Classroom

Educator Tara Walsh talks about what to look for when choosing videos that aid learning and retention. The research that the video and this series of video references are located in the Teaching Online Whitepaper. TOM...

How to Make Communities of Practice Work

Educator Marissa Aroy explains what are the elements that make communities of practice work, what is a good COP, and why teachers should join them. The research that the video and this series of video references are located in...

How to Give Feedback When Teaching Online

Educator Marissa Aroy talks about why feedback is important when learning goes online. She also shares ways educators can do this to guide students towards positive learning outcomes. The research that the video and this series...

How to Plan and Facilitate Brainstorming Online

Educator Marissa Aroy talks about why and how educators can facilitate brainstorming in online learning environments. The research that the video and this series of video references are located in the Teaching Online Whitepaper....

How to Develop Your Teaching Presence

Educator Marissa Aroy talks about the important role teacher presence has in motivating and engaging learners, and will learn ways to increase teacher presence when learning goes online. The research that the video and this...

How to Plan and Facilitate Discussions in Online Classes

Educator Kwame Daniels talks about how and why online discussions should be used in K-12 learning. He talks about effective discussions are, and learn tips and tricks on how to successfully facilitate these with their students....

How to Use Reflective Practices in Online Classes

Educator Kwame Daniels talks about how and why teachers should use reflective practice in online teaching and learning. The research that the video and this series of video references are located in the Teaching Online...

How to Use Retrieval Practice in Online Classes

Educator Kwame Daniels talks about how to use retrieval practice in online teaching and learning. The research that the video and this series of video references are located in the Teaching Online Whitepaper. TOM...

How to Create Presentations to Reduce Cognitive Load

Educator Kwame Daniels talks about how to create presentations using the principles of cognitive load theory of multimedia to reduce cognitive load and aid retention and learning. The research that the video and this series of...

What is Cognitive Theory of Multimedia Learning?

Educator Tara Walsh talks about the cognitive load theory of multimedia and understand its importance in online teaching and learning. The research that the video and this series of video references are located in the Teaching...

Is Universal Design For Learning Effective Online?

Educator Kwame Daniels talks about whether the Universal Design for Learning (UDL), is an effective framework when learning goes online. He also offers practical applications of UDL for online learning environments. The research...

How To Increase Student Learning

Learn how to create online learning experiences to motivate and engage learners by understanding what it is that motivates them, and how educators can use this to enhance teaching and learning in online learning environments....

When Learning Goes Online

Educator Tara Walsh tells us how research informs teachers of what works best when learning goes online. The research that the video and this series of video references are located in the Teaching Online Whitepaper. TOM...

Priorities for Teacher Professional Development

Many teachers feel ill equipped to take their classes online. This video discusses the important role professional development plays in developing educators to teach online, and with a CTA to ed-tech, government and media.

Facing the Challenge of Inclusivity in Online Teaching

It's not easy making classes inclusive, whether it's face-to-face or online. Educator, Paula Prouse talks about the biggest challenges teachers face when making online classes more inclusive. She also talks about the framework...

Segmenting in Online Teaching

Educator Tara Walsh discusses how chunking or segementing can be used in online learning environments to help cognition.

Interactivity in Videos

Educator Steven Kolber discusses how interactive components within videos increases students engagement with the content.

Using the Buddy System in Online Teaching

Educator Michael Cohen discusses how implementing a check in buddy system and scheduling flexibility increases students engagement in online learning environments.