Know your Core 4 for online learning : Educational Technology

Now schools understand that more than ever
It is important to ensure that the basics of digital education are in place
successfully completed. Schools that had the basics in 2020
A much easier transition to online learning than those who have just started
to find out.
In some cases, each teacher was on his own and
There was no match in a school. As educators and administrators
Prepare for a new year. It is time to become strategic and to create a system that
educator Jeff Utech has shaped as “Core 4”. This includes the
The following:
· · A
Learning management system

(LMS) such as Google Classroom, Microsoft Teams, Schoology or Brightspace.
· · A
Backbone to your LMS
like Google Drive,
Dropbox or a drive. All the content that ends up in yours ends up here
The learning management system is in place and is being created.
· · A
Tool for synchronous teaching and learning
like Google Meets, Microsoft Teams Meeting or Zoom.
· · A
Tool for asynchronous teaching and learning
like Screencastify, Screencast-O-Matic or Microsoft Stream.
In one virtual presentation to educators and
Administrators, Utech suggests that schools use simple graphics to illustrate this
consisting of a circle called “The Core 4”. Outlines the outside of the circle
the tool and purpose of each one, as shown in the graphic below.