Using zoom for instructions

Technical setup

Pedagogical strategies

  • Build interaction by using virtual breakout rooms and polling
  • Student presentations
  • Classroom management – rules to learning and engaging in zoom

Brightspace How-to Videos

Videos for Brightspace (formerly D2L)

Brightspace Homepage Video Tutorial

Brightspace COURSE Homepage Video Tutorial 

Brightspace Add content Video Tutorial

Brightspace Assignments (Dropbox) Video Tutorial

Brightspace Creating Groups, group discussion, group assignments Video Tutorial

Gradebook setup :  Video Tutorial

Weighted Gradebook: Categories, Items, Errors Video Tutorial

Creating Gradebook Items: Two methods Video Tutorial

Extra credit items and grading InClass items: Video Tutorial

Rubrics Video Tutorial

Rubric Handouts: D2L-Rubrics Handout   Discussion Board Participation Rubric   How to grade a discussion topic with a rubric


Using HTML Templates to improve the look of your content

National Education Technology Plan



The National Education Technology Plan is the flagship educational technology policy document for the United States. The 2016 Plan, Future Ready Learning: Reimagining the Role of Technology in Education, articulates a vision of equity, active use, and collaborative leadership to make everywhere, all-the-time learning possible.

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