The Texas Learning Exchange (TxLx) is an initiative of Educate Texas in partnership with Getting Smart, Learner-Centered Collaborative, and JoCo Launch, designed to help districts and campuses accelerate learning. Our online hub of resources, solutions, and best-practice models focuses on equity, access, and overall enhancement of teaching to address learning loss. Our TxLx team has released several resources, blogs, and tools for educators, school leaders, and district administrators, including the following featured resources:
- School Instructional Supports Guide, including information on virtual and hybrid learning, whole child outcomes, learner-centered teaching, and leadership strategies.
- Open Educational Resources (OER) Library, including open textbooks, lab activities, games, and quizzes.
- Edtech Leadership Guide, including tech stack evaluation, and student data management.
- New Learning Models Library, including diverse examples and frameworks.
- Texas Learning Solutions Case Studies, including examples that can be adapted and scaled by other districts.
- Regular Blog Updates, including recent posts on Accelerating Learning for Equity and Resources for Returning to School
Access our suite of resources, stay tuned for updates from district coaching, and learn more at TxLx.org.
ClassLink’s “Remote Learning Made Possible” webpage features a variety of resources, including: remote learning case studies; guides for parents, teachers, and administrators; and links to helpful articles.
In response to the rapid shift to remote learning in 2020, ClassLink created two rubrics to help school districts and states self-assess their readiness for remote learning. These tools — Rubrics for Back to School and Education Continuity Plans — are intended to exist in the public domain and may be adapted to fit each district’s needs and to share exemplars among districts. Learn more.
See the College Board’s Coronavirus updates webpage for news on test administrations.
Free online video lessons developed by AP teachers are available for the AP topics and skills typically taught in the final weeks of each AP course. Watch videos.
The College Board and Khan Academy continue to provide free resources online, including full-length practice tests and personalized learning tools at khanacademy.org/sat.
Edmentum collected their best tools and resources to help make sure you and your students will be successful with your virtual, hybrid, or blended learning program:
- Virtual & Curriculum Planning Resources
- Free Printables and Resources to Power Learning
- A Parent Guide: Support Your Child During Virtual Learning
- Video Lessons
- Virtual Checklist
- Virtual and Blended Learning Best Practices
- On Demand Webinars
- Does your school have a Google Workspace for Education account? Administrators can sign up for this free suite of tools. Google Workspace for Education is free for qualifying schools globally.
- Google also offers a remote work resource center with free tools and resources to keep those working remotely connected and productive.
PBK’s team of K-12 design, maintenance and operations experts has developed free resources focused on optimizing educational facilities for wellness.
- Download the “Building Well” Whitepaper and learn about evolving trends and applications for MEP systems and procedures that can promote wellness and assist in mitigating the spread of communicable disease.
- Download the “Healthy Schools!” Whitepaper and discover evolving solutions for learning environments that promote wellness for educational communities.