Effective Online Teaching


Do you have the skills and tools to meaningfully engage students in online settings?


PD for teachers, school, and district leaders

Our workshops help teachers successfully shift their teaching to online learning settings.

Our Workshops

Available Online or On-Site

Professional development (PD) for teachers, school, and district leaders is an essential component of effective online teaching. TeachThought PD helps educators understand the principles and best practices and provides them with the tools and resources they need to design and implement effective online teaching that maximizes student engagement.

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Effective Online Teaching: Maximizing Student Engagement

As schools and teachers adapt and evolve in response to covid-19 online teaching is becoming a necessary shift in order to meet the needs of our children. This workshop for school groups models best practices in online teaching  by engaging teachers in an online learning setting.

1 or 2 days, personalized to meet your needs!

  • Setting online norms for the class
  • Establishing a Course Structure
  • Creating clear task instructions
  • Strategies for ensuring critical thinking and collaboration in an online format
  • Range of technologies to support high-quality instruction and assessment (Hyperdocs, Google Forms, Google Drawing, Google Slides, Padlet, etc.)
  • How to nurture an online classroom community
  • How to connect with parents and students via online tools
  • How to provide quality feedback through digital tools
Beckie modeled master teaching techniques as well as amazing examples of technology. I wish more teachers were able to take part in this webinar.

HS Teacher

Take it!! I have been to other workshops and classes regarding google and this was the most helpful by far! I understood most of the directions and only got frustrated once. Thank you so much!! I have taken 11 pages of notes of things that I felt I could use for this next year.

MS Teacher

Lots of great resources and ideas for creating a more engaging digital classroom

HS Teacher

I came away with quantitative and qualitative information that will most definitely help me be a better teacher.

HS Teacher

Excellent education technology workshop and resources. Very user friendly.

HS Teacher

I really enjoyed this workshop as a 3rd year teacher because it opened my horizon on new things to do in the classroom. John also demonstrated most of the things he talked about which made it even better to remember.

-Ebonie Thomas, middle school teacher

I have already reached out to our district coordinator and requested more workshops from TeachThought PD.

-Elizabeth MacQuigg, middle school teacher

You will leave this workshop overflowing with ideas, technologies, and strategies that you can implement in your classroom on Monday morning!

-Thomas, HS teacher

Thank you for changing the way I teach!

-Jana McCarthy, elementary teacher

Thank you so much for giving us (the teachers) the tools to make real education happen! Finally!

-Amy Guier, middle school english teacher

This is a must-attend workshop. It really changed my perspective on what exactly I should be teaching through my content.

-Philip Ellis, high school science teacher

We were constantly engaged in group activities and discussion/dialogue. Excellent trainer with a lot of knowledge and understanding about PBL, it took me out of my comfort zone!

-Shafaq Imran, teacher

Thank you very much. I have a new "light" on how to get my students to think on their own and at a deeper level.

-Morgan Payton, middle school ELA teacher

The content is excellent and the presenter was highly effective.

-Jim Whitaker, high school social studies teacher

This is effective and worthwhile professional development.

-Emilie Clemmens, math teacher and curriculum coordinator

I enjoyed the workshop. I am able to use what I learned in my classroom!

-Tonya Jones, elementary teacher

Well designed learning presentations and activities...wonderful enriching learning activity.

-Marlene Burek, Manager of Special Education

Fantastic job facilitating a super helpful workshop. I hope to have an opportunity to attend a TeachThought PD again soon!

-Leann Turner, agriculture sciences teacher

Excellent training, built confidence in teachers to further become facilitators of student learning!

-Ron Lockhart, high school math teacher

I found this to be more informative and useful than any other PD I've participated in.

-Deborah Shirley, Elementary Teacher

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