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Promising Practices On Demand

Promising Practices on Demand is a series of short videos designed to provide meaningful overviews and introductions to practices, skills, and techniques that support distance learning. The videos are designed to also demonstrate how educators can create short, screencast-style videos to for asynchronous student learning.

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Featured Promising Practice Videos on Demand



A-G Requirements for admission to CSU and UC Systems (Jennifer Meisner, Kirsten Bartlett, & Michelle Parrish)

Educational Technology

Changing Sharing Permissions in a Google Drive Folder (Brandon Schut)
Chromebook Keys and Zoom (Jay Brem)
Intro to Google Chrome (Amy Bultena)
Intro to Google Classroom (Brandon Schut)
Intro to Google Meet (Gregg Eilers)
Intro to Google Sites (Brandon Schut)
Intro to Miro (Jay Brem)
Screenshots on a Chromebook (Jay Brem)
YouTube Auto-Captions (Brandon Schut)
Zoom - Live Transcripts (Brandon Schut)
Zoom Host Tips (Brandon Schut)

Language and Literacy

Literacy Examples - Google Jamboard (Brenda Insurriaga)
Phonemic Awareness Using Jamboard (Brenda Insurriaga)
Using the Jigsaw Strategy Digitally (Chris Eddings)


Virtual Number Talks (Jamie Garner)


Establishing Routines and Expectations Virtually (Erica Enz)
PBIS and Digital Citizenship (Jay Brem and Audra Casanova)
Relationship and Community Building (Jay Brem, Audra Casanova, Rudy Escobar, and Gina Smith)


Engineers Support the Community (PBL) (Rudy Escobar)
Seesaw Activity (Rudy Escobar)
STEM Parent Support (Rudy Escobar)
Virtual Learning - Synchronous and Asynchronous (Jose Marquez)

Visual and Performing Arts

Intro to Visual Literacy (Amy Bultena)
PiskelApp for Student Creativity (Amy Bultena)
Using Jamboard for Visual Literacy (Amy Bultena)


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