Below are the resources that have been recently developed or collected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Main Tools to Assist Teachers
These resources supply teachers a large amount of tools to develop and deliver online instruction.
Our library of resources on all things Canvas in LCISD
Our library of resources on all things Zoom in LCISD
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Student Help Desk
LCISD has opened a Student Help Desk page to support those students using district & personal devices to complete online learning activities. Click on the button above to take you to the site.
Below are resources or links to resources that have been shared with staff.
Digital Resource to Teach Online
A resource to help showcase how to teach online: bit.ly/DistanceLearningLCISD
NOTE: You will need to go through the “I’m not a robot” process to see the resource.
🎬 Digital Learning Quick Tip: New Online Learning
Dr. Chad Jones outlines a simple strategy for introducing new learning online. Lamar CISD Teachers: As we move into new learning remotely take a few minutes to watch this quick tip
🎬 Digital Learning Quick Tip: Synchronous & Asynchronous Learning
Do you know what synchronous and asynchronous learning is? Dr. Chad Jones explains the differences and gives some recommendations when to use each type of learning in today’s quick tip. Enjoy this tip and check back tomorrow for more.
Canvas Weekly Lesson Checklist
This document is checklist to assist teacher their Module-based lessons and communication are ready for the week.
🎬 Digital Learning Quick Tip: Checking on Student Activity in Canvas
Many teachers have been asking how do I know if my students have been looking at my Canvas course? This quick tip video will walk you through how to see who has been looking at your course. Stay tuned tomorrow for our next Distance Learning Quick Tip Video!
🎬 Digital Learning Quick Tip: Use Date & Time to Schedule Announcements
Canvas Announcement Time. When creating an announcement don’t forget to set the date and time you want the announcement to post. To learn how watch the video above.
Monitor Student Activity in Modules
This learning guide will help you setup your Canvas Module so that students complete requirements.
Canvas Submission Instructions
Below are resources on how students can submit work depending on the type of assignment and the device they are using.
Zoom Overview Doc
An Overview document with links to Teacher Login, Courses, and Student Guide
🎬 Digital Learning Quick Tip: Place Zoom Meetings in a Canvas Calendar
This quick tip is focused on how to add class Zoom Meeting times to the Canvas calendar. This is a great tip for teachers to help keep their students and parents aware of when class Zoom meetings are taking place. Watch the video below to see how to add class zoom meeting’s to the Canvas calendar. Looking for more information about the Canvas calendar checkout the Canvas Level Up Course.
Zoom Guidelines for Teachers & Staff
A quick visual that guides us on securely setting up Zoom meetings. Kim Hearn made this great Buncee
For more information, click on this page from the ConnectEd Course
Other Teacher Tips & Troubleshooting
Are students or parents requesting extra work? Provide them a Choice Board Menu or Tic-Tac-Toe style of activity. If you need an editable template, email your Digital Learning Coach.
Download this quick Learning Guide on how to establish a Google Voice numbers. This is used to contact parents from your cell without having to provide your personal cell phone number
Student & Family Resources
Online “Netiquette” – Best Behavior Practices
This document offers 15 best behaviors to have a positive, online, collaborative experience.
ClassLink Tips for Parents
This document helps home users have a better experience with ClassLinks and the resources housed in it.
Multi-users of a Single Device
If multiple students are sharing a singled device, this is a document providing information so students don’t accidentally end up in each other’s accounts.
🎬 Digital Learning Quick Tip: Student Accounts vs. Guardian Accounts in Canvas
Did you know there are differences between Student and Guardian accounts in Canvas? Knowing how these two types of accounts differ can answer a lot of questions. Watch the video above from Dr. Jones as he explains how Student accounts and Guardian accounts are different.
Zoom Guide for Students
Here’s how to get the Zoom app and how to connect. Other detailed instructions will come from the teacher.
Parent Canvas Setting Recommendations
This document will assist parent on organizing their Canvas Parent Portals, and highlight a few features. This will help parents stay organized with more than one child in LCISD schools.
Digital Resources for Students
These documents display a list of digital resources students have available to them through ClassLink
Common Tech Issues for Students
This document provides some common issues you may hear from students and possible solutions.
Access Student Username-Password in Family Access
This documents walks families through steps of accessing their children’s usernames and passwords in order to help support online learning.