TEACHING TIPS: Virtual Class (Summer 2020)

Course No. ED471i, ED571i

This Course Is Closed For Registration
Current Participants Must Complete
All Assignments
by December 15th, 2020

After a very successful April class, The Heritage Institute is offering a summer session of ten (10), one-hour virtual presentations using the zoom platform on topics appropriate to intermediate and secondary educators. Presentations will give educators perspectives and skills that apply both to regular classroom instruction and distance teaching.


  • Keep Students from Falling Through the Cracks.  Brenda McKinney
  • Getting Gritty in an Age of Remote Teaching.  Patricia Dickenson
  • Helping Students Find Themselves.  John Creger
  • Writing Workshops That Really work.  Deb Lund
  • Virtual Teaching tools You Can Use any Time.  Michael Boll
  • Trauma-Informed Teaching.  Stacey Shaw
  • Beyond Fake News & Media Bias.  Corey Davis
  • Let’s Get Physical: Exercises to Stir Up Energy & Brain Power.  Terree Marvin
  • Staying Happy in Stressful Times.  Charity Staudenraus
  • Prioritizing What Matters: Putting the Screens Down.  Charity Staudenraus


Students missing a live presentation may view the recorded version in their online course space within 24 hours of the zoom meeting.

This course, ED471i, Teaching Tips: Virtual Class (Summer 2020) is ONLY available for hours.
FEE: $55 for either 10 WA Clock Hours, 10 Oregon PDU Hours, or 10 CEU Hours.

IMPORTANT:  Registrants for this course cannot also be awarded credit for the course Education in the Age of Pandemic due to the overlap in content between both offerings.

IMPORTANT:  All required assignments for this class must be finished before Friday, August 7th as the class will be deactivated on that date.

We advise you to review and download the course syllabus before registering. Syllabus
  • Gained skills and perspectives to engage better students who otherwise fail. 

  • Learned additional virtual teaching tools.

  • Reviewed a successful model for a writing workshop.

  • Learned tips to address student's emotional stress during these difficult times.

  • Reviewed strategies to help students see beyond media bias.

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