10 Digital Platforms to Teach Remotely

There are more options for digital learning than Zoom. Check out these:

  1. Big Blue Button–great conference app but embedded in LMS (not standalone)
  2. Canvas–with their Conference option (Big Blue Button)
  3. Draw Chat–virtual meeting with a whiteboard
  4. FaceTime–from Apple
  5. Google Meet–through Google Classroom or not; must use Google account and Chrome browser
  6. Microsoft Teams
  7. Skype
  8. Webex–from Cisco
  9. Webroom.net — virtual conference or meeting room
  10. Zoom

Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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