With the recent announcements of school closures at both the K-12 and postsecondary levels due to the coronavirus, we put together a list of resources to help both teachers and students ease into the transition to online learning. Read on to learn more about the tech tools and other resources being provided at no cost to the user during this time.
This is part three of our series about helping students with disabilities during the coronavirus outbreak. In part one, we looked at challenges and offered some solutions as education temporarily shifts online. In part two, we provided advice to parents who are now also serving as teachers. In this third part, we list important online resources for special education teachers.
Is there a platform that has become more ubiquitous in education than Zoom? What was a relatively unknown video conferencing software suddenly became the lifeline of educators and students across the world. While it’s far from a perfect program (much less a perfect solution to a bad situation), it is what many teachers, professors, and students have come to rely on over the summer and as classes resume around the country.