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Remote Learning Resources
Remote Learning - The learners engage with content from their homes. The instructor strives to re-create a classroom environment through scheduled class meetings and structured activities and assignments to build to the course objectives.


Remote Synchronous

Defined as two-way, real-time, live, instruction between teachers and students, through the computer or other electronic devices or over the phone.

Synchronous Instruction - Requires all participants to be present at the same time, virtually

Remote Asynchronous

Defined as a curricular experience where students engage in the learning materials on their own time, interacting intermittently with the teacher via the computer or other electronic devices or over the phone

Asynchronous Instruction - Does not require all participants to be virtually present at the same time

District Description Exemplar Plan Link Rubric Rationale Link
Aldine ISD Mid-size, urban district Draft: Aldine ISD Exemplar Plan Aldine ISD Rubric Rationale
Hawkins ISD Small, rural district Draft: Hawkins ISD Exemplar Plan Hawkins ISD Rubric Rationale
Lubbock ISD Mid-size, urban district Draft: Lubbock ISD Exemplar Plan Lubbock ISD Rubric Rationale
DeSoto ISD Small, suburban  district Draft: DeSoto ISD Exemplar Plan DeSoto ISD Rubric Rationale
Readiness Assessment/Inventory Icon

Conduct an inventory of student and teachers’ access to computers and reliable internet connections in their homes.

Planning, Policy & Communication Icon

Review relevant policy at the local levels and work with policymakers to clarify open questions and gray areas. Institute a plan and mechanism for quick communication with teachers, parents, and students.

Instructional Continuity Icon

Establish educational activities that are able to be equitably sustained while students are away from school.

Professional Development Icon

Train administration, teachers, staff, students, and families on implementation of the learning continuity plan, online teaching and learning, instructional resources, and technology tools.

Technology Icon

In addition to inventory and access, investigate critical learning transactions on different types of devices. Leverage expertise of broadband experts to expand access temporarily.

Efficacy Icon

Assess the efficacy of remote learning and design a plan for continuous growth.