Essentials – Tools the Teacher Needs
- A way to communicate online lesson invitations. Consider emailing or texting invitations directly or posting a link on a learning management system such as Blackboard or Google Classrooms. A customizable memo describing the online lessons and the adult help needed for participation can be found under the Resources tab.
- A computer, tablet, or smartphone with a webcam and internet access. An Ethernet connection is often more reliable than Wi-Fi.
- A videoconferencing platform application such as Zoom or Google Hangouts. Click the following link for free videoconferencing downloads and user guides:
Download Center - Zoom
Zoom Help Center
Google Meet training and help
- Web access to your Sonday System Essentials kit(s). Follow the link in the email invitation from Winsor Learning to create your username and password. This link will allow you to access all the content needed to deliver Sonday System Essentials lessons online and in the classroom from your browser. The screens that you will share with students during each lesson are found here. Teaching instructions for the steps of each lesson can be accessed using the Lesson Plan link within the lesson. Users with physical Sonday System Essentials kits are invited to access all of the materials needed for online and in classroom teaching via web browser or may use their physical kit to screenshare lessons from the Media Kit flash drive and use the lesson plan instructions in the Learning Plan Book.