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Quality remote teaching and learning are critical to ensure equitable outcomes for every child in the country at this moment in time. Educators should create a strong foundation for self-directed student learning and implement effective teaching through the strategic use of technology, pedagogy, and relationship-building. Explore our framework and related training and implementation resources below.

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What factors help improve the quality of remote learning?

Driving Quality in Remote Learning: A framework for research-informed remote experiences for K-12 leaders

This tool outlines key research findings about remote learning, addressing the existing evidence base for efficacy, and offering a framework for understanding the key components that help improve the quality of learning.

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How do I ensure students are engaged with each other and the content in a hybrid or remote learning environment?

Problems of Practice: Strategies for Virtual, Remote, and Hybrid Learning

Teachers consistently report that actively and continually engaging students during remote and hybrid learning is a key challenge. Students may struggle to be physically and mentally present for a multitude of reasons, so how can educators support students to better engage and help ensure school – whether virtual or in-person – is a place of rigorous learning, personal safety, and social community once again? This educator-focused series shares practical insights and strategies to help meet these goals.

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How do I design quality remote instruction for my students?

Problems of Practice: Implementing Quality Remote Learning

This educator-facing series focuses on how practitioners can design and implement effective remote teaching and learning. Based on the framework above, these three guides offer concrete steps for teachers. Leaders can use the resources to better align their own school’s vision and support others in building their understanding of remote instruction.

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Where am I as a leader in supporting remote learning?

Leader Power Moves for Remote Learning

This document and related diagnostic tool map out five specific levers for leaders and the related “power moves” they can make when implementing remote learning. Leadership teams can use this tool to identify areas of strength as well as areas of growth within their remote learning design and implementation process.

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How can I begin training others for remote instruction?

Remote Learning Training Modules for Staff

This “grab-and-go,” three-session training supports principals around effective remote learning. It explores quality remote design as well as concrete strategies to support implementation. This resource also includes a session on building personalized supports to train others and a resource bank that contains specific playlists for each session.

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