Effective Strategies for Remote Learning: How to Maintain An Engaging Classroom

Course Description

Teaching Online sm This course on effective strategies for remote learning will provide educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively teach and support student learning in a virtual setting.

The course will cover key strategies for navigating video software and preparing an inclusive and equitable digital classroom, including techniques for ensuring that all learners have access to and can effectively use the technology needed for remote learning. Educators will also learn how to use gamification to develop virtual student engagement, including strategies for designing and implementing gamified activities and assessments.

In addition, the course will examine the importance of creating a positive and supportive learning environment that fosters self-regulation, including the role of the teacher in modeling and promoting self-regulatory behaviors.

Throughout the course, educators reflect on their teaching practices and develop a plan for implementing effective remote learning strategies in their classrooms. The goal of the course is to empower educators to become confident and competent teachers who can successfully teach and support student learning in a virtual setting.

Essential Questions

  • How can teachers foster equitable, inclusive virtual learning environments?
  • What are the best ways to engage students using video software?
  • What is the relationship between gamification and student engagement in learning?
Course Agenda

    1. Course Introduction
    2. Pre and Post-Pandemic Disparities for Historically Marginalized and Underserved
    3. Groups
    4. Navigating Video Software
    5. Preparing an Inclusive and Equitable Digital Classroom
    6. Developing Virtual Student Engagement through Gamification
    7. Course Wrap Up
Course Syllabus


Comments from Teachers

“I learned about many different online platforms that I could use to differentiate instruction for my students to keep them engaged and motivated.”

“I learned how to provide more ways to use gamification in my classroom. I learned about different applications and how I could use formative assessments while still keeping my students engaged.”

Danielson Teacher Framework Course Alignment


Demonstrating Knowledge of Resources


Designing Coherent Instruction


Managing Classroom Procedures


Demonstrating Flexibility and Responsiveness