Virtual Learning Support Toolkit

The Office of STEM and Innovation at the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) partnered with the Center for Implementation and Evaluation of Education Systems (CIEES) at Old Dominion University to develop a series of asynchronous learning modules, videos, and resources to support the effective delivery of virtual instruction. This professional development website offers research-based guidance to support school leaders, educators, and key staff in navigating both blended and fully online environments.

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Module 1

Supporting Positive Student Behavior in a Virtual Environment

The first module in this series encompasses supporting positive student behavior in a virtual environment.

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Module 2A

Planning for the Virtual Learning Classroom (Part 1)

In this module, we will examine how to plan for teaching in the virtual environment. This is part 1 of Planning... View More

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Module 2B

Planning for the Virtual Learning Classroom (Part 2)

In this module, we will examine how to plan for teaching in the virtual environment and facilitate the success of... View More

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Module 3

Structuring a Successful Virtual Learning Classroom

In this module, we will examine how to structure a successful virtual learning experience for all students.

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Module 4

Synchronous and Asynchronous Teaching and Learning

In this module, we will examine the differences in synchronous and asynchronous teaching and learning.

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Module 5

Instructional Models

In this module, we will examine the different types of instructional models.

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Module 6

Effective Instructional Practices

In this module, we will examine how to utilize effective instructional practices in the virtual learning... View More

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Module 7

Substantive and Timely Feedback

In this module, we will examine feedback as a tool to improve student learning in the virtual environment.

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Module 8

Voice and Choice

In this module, we will examine how to incorporate voice and choice to facilitate the success of all learners.

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Module 9A

Effective Assessment Practices (Part 1)

In this module, we will examine how to use effective assessment practices to facilitate the success of all the... View More

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Module 9B

Effective Assessment Practices (Part 2)

In this module, we will examine how to use effective assessment practices to facilitate the success of all the... View More