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Best Practices for Remote Learning: Engaging All Learners in the Digital Classroom

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Best Practices to Engage All Learners


Team Tools For Student Engagement



Reminder: All videos are located in the Technology Training Support page.

Make Teams your "one-stop" shop for lessons. Use Teams for:

  • weekly discussions in the Posts tab in Teams
  • weekly check-ins for team building
  • class discussions, files, assignments, lessons, etc.

Tools to Support Engagement


Technology Training Support

     - Click on “Staff” then “Tech Hub

Step 2: Click on COVID19 Digital Support
    - Bookmark this site

Best Instructional Practices Handbook

Step 1: Locate the Office 365 Waffle

Step 2: Click “All Apps” and enter “OPS” into the search box
Step 3: Right click on the OPS Best Instructional Practices Handbook and select “Pin to Launcher”

COVID-10 Digital Support Site Overview



Take a moment to access the Covid Support site (Use the link under "resources" in column one)

Microsoft Tabs = training modules and training videos for using the Microsoft Tools
OPS Approved Apps = Listing of all OPS approved apps as well as information on how to request an app for approval
Online Learning Handbooks = Teacher and Student Handbooks with guidelines and expectations for online learning

Tools to Support Engagement


Take a streamlined approach - use one or two apps to engage students.

Make sure you pre-teach the app and set clear expectations for use.

Nearpod         Kahoot          Quizizz                            
EdPuzzle       FlipGrid          SeeSaw

App Approval Process


Omaha Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, age, genetic information, citizenship status, or economic status in its programs, activities and employment and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following individual has been designated to address inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Superintendent of Schools, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).

Las Escuelas Públicas de Omaha no discriminan basados en la raza, color, origen nacional, religión, sexo, estado civil, orientación sexual, discapacidad , edad, información genética, estado de ciudadanía, o estado económico, en sus programas, actividades y empleo, y provee acceso equitativo a los “Boy Scouts” y a otros grupos juveniles designados. La siguiente persona ha sido designada para atender estas inquietudes referentes a las pólizas de no discriminación: El Superintendente de las Escuelas, 3215 Cuming Street, Omaha, NE 68131 (531-299-9822).