Educators Supporting Educators: Transitions to Online Learning
Get insights, tips and resources from educators who have already transitioned to online learning. In this webinar series, ISS is bringing together educators who have been learning literally every day about how to quickly adapt their classroom teaching to new online learning environments.
April 1, 2020
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Helpful links & resources from the webinar & shared in the chat:
- A list of free digital resources
- Showbie – Your classroom, connected.
- Facebook group for Educators
- Wellness survey examples
- Random name pickers (can put in activities instead of names) – Kids love when chance is involved! https://www.online-stopwatch.com/random-name-pickers/
Music Education Resources
- Curriculum Design in Music Education for Home Learning ONLINE COURSE
- The Power of Mindset in Online Learning podcast
- Phases of Implementation of Home Learning in Music Education
- Nyssa’s Facebook group for eLearning in Music Education
- “She Sings ISB Virtual Choir”
- NCCAS Standards
- Zoom in “Music Mode” by RAMA Vocal Center
Art Education Resources
- Jules’ Weebly page
- Jules’ YouTube Channel
- Found Objects
- Erin Caskey, Elementary Art, Singapore American School
- Kit Lang Lower Primary Art, Hong Kong International School
- Claire Kirk, Upper Elementary Art, Hong Kong International School
- Katie Flower’s Wild Art Studio, Art Teacher, Art therapist, Hong Kong
Physical Ed, Movement, and Dance Resources
- Yoga in the K-4 Classroom
- Carlos’ virtual PE hub
- PE with Joe
- Wonder Wednesdays Resources
- Facebook Group for PE teachers
- HKIS Upper Primary PE Google Site
- PE Central – many PE resources
- Fun videos to motivate students to move
- Student Created Workout
- If ever you want a collaboration between PE (dance) and music, we are looking at teaching “Firework” by Katy Perry, in American Sign Language (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eOEdqV5iRcY)
Meet the Presenters
Nyssa Brown, International Music and Arts Education Consultant
Carlos Galves, PE Guru
Carlos’ passion for education began at a young age, teaching English in Guatemala City. His educator journey has since taken him to Italy, China and Vietnam, eventually finding his truest passion in Physical Education. Currently Carlos works at Saigon South International School where he loves challenging students to always think bigger. He also started #PubPDasia in 2017, a PLN that has now expanded globally.
Ishitaa Gidwani, Upper Primary PE Teacher
Born and brought up in Hong Kong, Ishitaa is familiar with the International School system. She has been teaching for 4 years in Hong Kong. She was trained in Secondary PE, but after having the opportunity to teach at The Upper Primary school at HKIS, she now absolutely loves teaching at the elementary level.
Stephanie Gravelle, MS/HS Choir Teacher
Stephanie has been teaching all sorts of music in all sorts of places for the last decade. She uses her Midwest work ethic, her NYC attitude, and her expat flexibility to roll with the punches without taking guff, but always with a smile.
Jules White, PYP/MYP & DP Art Educator
Jules has been teaching internationally for the last 20 years. She is currently teaching Elementary Art in Hong Kong. Art lessons have been delivered in an asynchronous fashion, creating weekly videos to accompany a website. She has then attended virtual classes, touching base with her students regularly.