IDLA Coronavirus Response Resources

Idaho Digital Learning Alliance will offer support to schools during closures due to Covid-19.  The types of support that will be provided and how schools can sign up is outlined below. Districts who want to utilize these services may request support from IDLA via the ‘Sign up for eDay Resources’ Form.  

Sign up for eDay Resources                    Request Live Support


Webinars

eDays for Teachers
This webinar will help prepare teachers to utilize online resources to facilitate learning for their students. In this webinar we will discuss: how to use Google Meet as a virtual classroom, best practices in using a synchronous tool for a virtual classroom, and strategies and example activities to use in a synchronous session.

Day in the Life of a Remote Teacher
This webinar is suggested for teachers with some experience in remote teaching, or for those who have already participated in “eDays for Teachers”. In this webinar we will discuss recreating an average day in your face-to-face classroom in a remote classroom, maintaining relationships and the classroom community through remote teaching, and best practices when working with remote learners

Administrator and Tech Director eDay Planning Webinar
In this webinar we will discuss: how to write an eDay plan, how to implement an eDay plan, and what services IDLA is providing to support districts.

IDLA Special Education Remote Teaching Webinar
Serving IEP’s and 504’s in a remote learning environment. The purpose of the webinar is to bring special education directors together to discuss their plans, ideas, best practices, and to ask questions of each other in regards to serving students with IEP’s and 504’s in a remote learning environment.

Hosting Virtual Board and Team Meetings
This webinar includes best practices and etiquette for hosting/participating in online meetings such as virtual board meetings and team meetings. In conjunction with the Idaho School Boards Association (ISBA), IDLA will provide training on hosting virtual board meetings using Zoom.


Webinar Archives

eDays for Teachers: Webinar | Slide Deck

The Day in the Life of a Remote Teacher: Webinar | Slide Deck

How to Start Planning for an eDay Today: WebinarSlide Deck

Special Education Remote Teaching Webinar: Webinar


Online Content

IDLA will provide access to internally created online textbook content for districts and charters for the duration of the closure.  This content is created to Idaho Standards and targeted at grades 7-12. The content will include lesson objectives, lesson content, videos with transcripts, and non-graded interactivities.

All IDLA content contains accessibility features including a built-in screen reader, alt-tags for all images, video/audio transcripts, closed captions, and alternate activities for students who can only use a keyboard.

Example IDLA Curriculum

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Digital Learning Support

IDLA will offer regular office hours where district teachers and staff can request individualized assistance in implementing a Virtual Classroom or IDLA eDay content.

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Virtual Board Meetings

In conjunction with the Idaho School Boards Association (ISBA) IDLA we will be providing training material for hosting virtual board meetings.

IDLA Courses

IDLA offers flexible solutions for students wishing to complete coursework fully online. These courses are created and taught by Idaho teachers to Idaho content standards.

Flex courses offer open enrollment, and students have the ability to progress through content at their own pace.  Students are added to the course quickly after registration, and can begin their course within 24 hours of signing up. Students also have the ability to test out of content they already know. IDLA Flex Course

Custom sections are tailored to support a school’s unique needs, and timelines. Created for school districts who have groups of more than 12 students enrolling in a single course, they follow the local district’s schedule. Students move through content along with their peers. Contact edaySupport@idahodigtiallearning.org for questions on custom sections for your district. IDLA Course Catalog

For any other requests or custom solutions needed to meet the unique needs that your school or district are in, please send your request to edaySupport@idahodigitallearning.org

Resources

We’ve curated our top 3 favorite resources. Still in need of additional information? Check out the Resource Levels below.

Parent Directed Learning

Teacher Directed Distance Learning

Interactive Teacher Directed Distance Learning

Full Online Courses