Introduction

In this introductory section we’ll get an overview of online teaching and learning – and how it’s different to classroom instruction

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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...

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...

Designing Online Learning Experiences

What are the elements of effective online courses? This section provides an overview of how educators can design impactful and effective experiences for their students

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...

Pedagogical Strategies

In this section we’ll explore the pedagogy of effective online teaching and learning – including lots of big ideas on how students learn, as well as simple practical tips you can implement today.

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...

Technology as a Tool

Effective online teaching and learning needs technology – so how can educators select the right tools and use them effectively?

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 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...

Building Community

How can you build a community around your online teaching and learning practice – with other educators? And how can you extend that community to engage parents?

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...

Digital Wellbeing

Online teaching and learning adds new stresses and complexities – so how can we ensure the social and emotional wellbeing of students, teachers and parents when teaching and learning online?

Summaries

Quick, simple summaries, perfect for online sharing

Is Online Teaching Effective?

More and more schools are taking learning online. But is it effective? This video answers the question: is online learning effective in the K-12 education space?

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.

Additional Resources

Teaching Online Masterclass Whitepaper: Taking Classes Online

Teaching Online Masterclass Whitepaper: Taking Classes Online

The aim of this whitepaper is to provide the education community practical ways to connect research and theory with practice. Drawing on a number of significant studies, both established and more recent, that focus on online pedagogy in K-12 online or distance...