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COVID-19 Instructional Resources

Updated April 16, 2020 (10:08 a.m.)

We have gathered together links to instructional resources that may be helpful to you during the unfolding COVID-19 situation.

This page will be updated as appropriate, and if there are additional resources you would like to share, please email them to karen.hart@careertech.ok.gov.

Zoom: Video and Web Conferencing resource

As we continue to utilize Zoom, here is some helpful information on accessibility:

Tech Tips

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Zoom Users can now choose data Center

Zoom users with paid subscriptions will be able to choose the data center used to route their calls starting Saturday. The move comes after a report noted that Zoom's encryption keys in some cases are generated by servers in China, raising concerns that Chinese officials could demand the keys.

Guide to Apple's iCloud folder-sharing feature

Apple's new iCloud feature for iPhone, iPad and Mac will have you kissing Dropbox goodbye

CareerTech Program Area Specific

The link below is Free Servsafe Training for students until the end of the April. For more information or questions, please contact Janet Karner at janet.karner@careertech.ok.gov.

https://www.servsafe.com/Landing-Pages/Free-Courses?fbclid=IwAR2Tj7mIQcE0uvMXWdLMLJhfZ9luhvPBKp1dIf2O9X1_yqHEJEXkRpy4gMw

Today's Class is offering access to all of our program areas free of charge from now until May 1, 2020. Program areas we support are:

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive/Diesel Technology
  • Barbering
  • Cosmetology
  • Health Science
  • Workplace Readiness

Feel free to pass this message along to your counterparts. Administrators and instructors can contact me directly and we'll get them set up within 24 hours. Please let me know if you have any questions.
https://www.todaysclass.com/

Adult Basic Education (ABE)

Agricultural Education (AG)

Business, Marketing and Information Technology Education (BMITE)

Career and Academic Connections (CAC)

CareerTech Master Educator

Professional development that fits your schedule and your needs!

  • CareerTech Master Educator is an online professional development system designed to inspire continuous learning with more than 7,800 FREE courses. With topics in Leadership, Wellness, Education, Microsoft office, LinkedIn Learning and Special Interests, you’re sure to find something for you. By participating in the CareerTech Master Educator program, you’ll earn professional development hours that may assist with certification and enhance your abilities in the classroom.

To get started, contact Jennifer Wehrenberg at jennifer.wehrenberg@careertech.ok.gov or 405-743-5155.

Family and Consumer Sciences Education (FCS)

Health Sciences Education (HCE)

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM)

Trade and Industrial Education (T&I)

CTE, STEM & Career Development Online/Distance Learning Resources

Cross-disciplinary resources

  • Skills to Succeed Academy online multimedia experience for student career planning, exploration and employability skill development (Accenture):https://www.acteonline.org/s2s/
    • To access free modules, visit http://s2sacademy.org and register with ACTE Student Code 04ATgl and ACTE Staff Code 04ATgl9999 (this provides additional resources just for teachers and advisers)
  • Career planning tools addressing career pathways and employability skills in the global economy (The Center for Global Education at Asia Society, ACTE and Advance CTE): https://asiasociety.org/education/career-planning-tools
    • All materials are free, thanks to generous support from the Project Management Institute Educational Foundation. For more information, contact Heather Singmaster (hsingmaster@asiasociety.org).
  • CareerSafe free online resources:
  • Soft Skills High virtual solution for teaching, assessing and certifying students in 21st Century essential skills: https://www.softskillshigh.com
    • At this time, Soft Skills High is offering a free online teacher training program to support building best practices for soft skills instruction. Learn more and sign up at https://www.softskillshigh.com/lp.php
  • Emerge with Rubin online training for business communication skills (Danny Rubin):
  • Talking Safety online workplace safety curriculum (NIOSH and NOCTI): https://www.nocti.org/niosh/Niosh_Flyer_2016-web.pdf
  • Fundamentals of Project Management online assessment (Project Management Institute Educational Foundation and NOCTI):https://www.nocti.org/pdf/pmief/PMIEF_FLYER.pdf
  • Integrate Ethics into Your Classroom materials (MBA Research): https://www.mbaresearch.org/index.php/curriculum-teaching/ethics
  • CTE Online free teacher-created curriculum resources: https://www.cteonline.org
  • Pearson CTE digital access request for Spring 2020: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7V-uZKgK81Tn4LbD5-3z4MV-LEuJXhT-RBypXU3zMEBO1rw/viewform
    • If you currently use a CTE title, but do not have digital access to the eText, you can request access through June 30, 2020 by completing the Google form linked above.
  • Certiport CTE Learning Products and Practice Tests: https://gocertiport.pearsonvue.com/learning-product-trial
    • For U.S. schools experiencing difficulties due to COVID–19 and closed campuses, Certiport and their valued Learning Partners are offering free 90-day trials of distance learning products.
  • Cengage digital platforms and ebooks: https://www.cengage.com/covid-19-support
    • For U.S. colleges experiencing unplanned, mid-semester impacts due to COVID-19, Cengage is offering students free access to all our digital platforms and 14,000 ebooks through Cengage Unlimited, for the remainder of this semester.
  • Goodheart-Wilcox Learning Companion digital curriculum and activities: https://www.g-wlearning.com
  • Today’s Class online curriculum in agriculture, automotive/diesel technology, barbering, cosmetology, health science and workplace readiness: https://www.todaysclass.com
    • Today’s Class is allowing access free of charge until May 1, 2020. Contact dboyes@todaysclass.com to set up an account.
  • NOCTI Study Guides, Digital Study Guides and Credentialing Assessments (NOCTI): Please contact nocti@nocti.org for information on these resources.
    • Study Guides: Customers who have ordered paper-based study guides can convert them to digital study guides at no cost. This offer is valid through May 1, 2020.
    • Digital Study Guides: Two options are available to assist customers. 1. All expiration dates will be extended to June 30, 2021 for orders that have already been placed this school year. 2. New no-cost order options are available for digital study guides to assist with at-home student learning for customers who have already ordered assessments. Orders must be placed by May 1 and access will be available through June 30, 2020.
    • Credentialing Assessments: All expiration dates for assessments on existing orders will be extended to June 30, 2021 at no charge.
  • iCEV online curriculum and distance learning resources: https://www.icevonline.com/distance-learning#ctecl
    • Online Tools for 7 CTE Subject Areas: iCEV is offering a complimentary spring semester pilot. To learn more, fill out the form at the link above.

General Online/Distance Learning Guides and Tips

General EdTech Tools

Federal Guidance

Please note that inclusion on this list does not signify ACTE endorsement of a product or service, although we are grateful to contributors for sharing their resources — thank you! — and please remember that any educational technology products, services or tools you use during this challenging time must still comply with FERPA and other laws related to student privacy. In addition to federal guidance on student privacy during COVID-19, the Future of Privacy Forum is collating COVID-19 privacy and data protection resources relevant to education, health care and other sectors.

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