COVID-19 Educator Help Desk

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COVID-19 is posing unprecedented challenges to schools around the globe. In this community, educators are coming together to help meet those challenges. Ask questions, get advice, and learn what other educators are doing around the world.

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  • What basic phonics programs are there for kindergarten and first grade reading that can be utilized during distance learning? -- Rosendo Mendoza SBCUSD Accountability and Educational Technology Department Program Specialist/Trainer ...

  • Since my international secondary in Italy has been a 1:1 student-owned BYOL for several years, we are choosing to remove desktops and printers from student use in the final push to be paperless and to limit potential contagion. The library, which ...

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    Hi Mia, thanks for the info! I just tested Meet live stream today, yes there's a 15s delay. The only issue now is this feature does not work on iPads, only computers. Take care, ------------------------------ Daniela Jahnes Technology Coordinator Saint ...

  • I love this! Thank you for sharing your sketchnote and learning process. This is a great model to show my students! ------------------------------ Torrey Trust ISTE Teacher Education Network Past President ------ Associate Professor of Learning Technology ...


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  • Read first: How to use this community

    This community has been created to help educators respond to the challenges created by COVID-19. Volunteers and staff from ISTE and ISTE's affiliates and partners are here to help answer questions and provide guidance.

    To make sure that this is a safe and supportive community for all educators, we ask that:

    • No one uses this space as a platform for making a sales pitch. Solicitors will be removed from the community.
    • Community members focus on solutions rather than fear-mongering or misinformation.
    • Community members agree to follow our standard Code of Conduct.

    For even more resources around how to adapt to changes in education during this time, ISTE and our partner organizations are curating strategies, tips and best practices for teaching online. Visit for more information.

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