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Instructional Tech Specialist Toolkit

Resources created by instructional and technology specialists from various ISDs and shared here to help them support students, parents, teachers, and leaders with remote learning tools and best practices.

Help build out this toolkit: Whether it is a tutorial you’ve created, or a full-length webinar, or a document or a website, please complete this Toolkit Submission Form to share your resources and any additional materials.


Websites, Newsletters, Documents, etc.

Date Subject Contributor
10/1/2020 Tips for scheduling and hosting Google Meets and new Meet features

Andy Mann,
REMC4,
Muskegon ISD

9/1/2020 Google Classroom for Students and Parents Ann Smart,
REMC 19W,
Lenawee ISD
9/1/2020 Using Zoom on Chromebooks: Tips for Success Andy Mann, 
REMC 4,
Muskegon ISD
9/1/2020 How to Use a Phone or Tablet as a Document Camera

Andy Mann, 
REMC 4,
Muskegon ISD

8/27/2020 Ways to Create Google Meets With many schools using Google Meet, it is important to understand both how they are created and the types of controls you have.  Melinda Waffle, REMC 12E, Calhoun ISD
5/19/2020

Remote Learning Considerations
Address the many interwoven issues for ISDs and LEAs that encompass remote learning to consider as they revamp and revise Continuity of Learning Plans to be more effective.

Mike Richardson, REMC 1, Copper Country ISD
5/1/2020 KRESA’s MI Streamnet Channel Setup Process TIna Tribu, REMC 12W/Kalamazoo RESA
5/1/2020 How to check usage date in Google Classroom

John Phillips, REMC 11/Berrien RESA

5/1/2020 Device Checkout Form (Students)
Mobile Technology Device User Agreement
Merri Lynn Colligan, REMC 16/Washtenaw ISD
4/20/2020 21 Things 4 Getting Started with Online Learning (pdf) and (website), located in Online Learning  Dr. Jennifer Parker
Kate Grunow 
REMC 18 South/Macomb ISD
4/20/2020 Distance Learning Toolkit Melinda Waffle
REMC 12 East/Calhoun ISD
4/20/2020 Essential Cybersecurity Practices for K-12 Michigan Education Tech Leaders (METL)
4/20/2020 Reading Aloud: Fair Use Enables Translating Classroom Practices to Online Learning Melinda Waffle
REMC 12 East/Calhoun ISD
4/20/2020 Safety and Privacy of Digital Remote Learning Solutions | Step 1 - Evaluation Michigan Education Tech Leaders (METL)
4/20/2020 Staying Connected to Learning weekly newsletter

Kristen Day
REMC 18 North/St. Clair County RESA

4/20/2020 Tele-learning Basics: distance learning supports for students with disabilities Ron Houtman
REMC 8/Kent ISD
4/20/2020 Video Conferencing 101- virtual meeting best practices and using Zoom or Google Meet Ann Smart
REMC 19 West/Lenawee ISD
4/20/2020 Virtual Session Effective Practices (infographic) Anne Thorp
REMC 7/Ottawa Area ISD

 


Tutorials

Date Subject Contributor
4/20/2020 Using Flipgrid’s Screen Recording

Christopher Walker
REMC 15/Jackson County ISD

4/20/2020 Google Slides Basics Bob Frost
REMC 10/Tuscola ISD
4/20/2020 Using Google Forms Bob Frost
REMC 10/Tuscola ISD
4/20/2020 Google Drive and Sharing Permissions Bob Frost
​​​​​​​REMC 10/Tuscola ISD
4/20/2020 Google Hangouts Meet Bob Frost
​​​​​​​REMC 10/Tuscola ISD
4/20/2020 Free Screencasting Tools Bob Frost
​​​​​​​REMC 10/Tuscola ISD

 


Webinars 

Date Subject Contributor
9/21/2020 Engaging Learners Online

Jason Siko &
Judy Bowling
Wayne RESA

4/20/2020 #GoOpenMichigan Ron Houtman
REMC8/Kent ISD
4/20/2020 Using Google’s Built-in Tools Craig Steenstra
REMC 8/Kent ISD
4/20/2020 Screencasts That Blast Craig Steenstra
REMC 8/Kent ISD
4/20/2020 Productivity for Ye Craig Steenstra
REMC 8/Kent ISD