Remote Learning Resources

This collection contains resources related to remote learning.

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General

Remote Learning Resource | Using Simple Assessments for SEL

This article will show you how you can use Simple Assessments in Otus to help manage the social and emotional needs of your students.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

A Turnkey Solution for Remote Learning | Otus

This 30-minute webinar provides an overview of how Otus can serve as a remote learning platform.
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Otus Illinois eLearning Plan for COVID-19 Related Closures

A guide to using Otus as an eLearning platform to comply with Public Act 099-0194/HB 2781
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Using Google Meet in Otus for Remote or E-Learning

Continue face-to-face interactions with students when using Otus during remote or eLearning days.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Using Otus for School Closures/Remote Learning Days

Recommendations and resources for using Otus for remote learning days.
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Communicating with Students: Using Zoom in Otus for Remote or E-Learning

One way to continue face-to-face interactions with students when using Otus during remote or eLearning days by using Zoom.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Chat With an Otus Support Specialist

You can speak to an Otus Support Specialist in real time to answer any questions that you may have.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago
For Teachers

Navigating Otus after using Google Classroom

While things may be done a bit differently in Otus than how they were done in Google Classroom, there are many similarities between the two
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Add a Bitmoji Classroom to Otus

Add your own Bitmoji Classroom to Otus or download our template
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Create Copies of Google Docs, Slides, etc.

Use Otus to create unique copies of Google Docs, Slides, and more for your students!
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Virtual Otus Networking and Collaboration

Connect with other teachers and administrators who use Otus!
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Sharing a Google Doc or Google Slides

This shows how to share a Google Doc with students without having to create a Rubric Assessment.
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Embed Pear Deck Activities in Otus Lessons

The short video demonstrates how to embed Pear Deck activities directly into student lessons in Otus.
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Calendar Overview

For Teacher, Student, and Family accounts: add, edit, and delete events, use the To Do List, integrate Google Calendar, and more!
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Written by Ethan Kelly
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Creating a Teacher Account

Welcome to Otus! If you want to create a teacher account, and you're brand new to Otus, you're in the right place.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Getting Started Guide for Teachers

This article provides a brief overview of the modules available to teachers.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Classes Overview

This article will give a brief overview of the sections available in the Classes module.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Overview of Class Board

This article will show you how to utilize the Class Board feature of Otus.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Add a Class

This article will show you how to manually add a class to your Otus account.
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Written by Kris Hyland
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Class Board: Creating and Publishing a Post

This article will show you how to create and post to your Class Board.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Bookshelf Overview

This article provides a brief overview of the Bookshelf module in Otus.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Add Link to Google Classroom on Bookshelf

As you start using Otus, you may feel comfortable continuing to use Google Classroom for some tasks. You may add it to your Bookshelf.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Blog Overview

This article will give you a brief overview of the Blog module
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Adding an Otus Assessment, Poll, or Blog to a Lesson Activity

This article will walk you through adding an Otus Assessment, Blog, or Poll activity to your lesson.
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Written by Kristin Town
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Lessons Overview

This article will provide a general overview of the Lessons module.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Add Students To A Class

This article will show you how to add students to a class via email address, class code, or CSV upload.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Mailbox Overview

This article will give an overview of the Mailbox feature in Otus
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Gradebook Overview

This article provides an overview of both the points and standards gradebooks.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: How to Add Video to our Different Assessment Types

You can add a video to all Otus Assessment types. The article below goes through each type and how to do it.
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Written by Kris Hyland
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Overview of Assessment Types

This article will give you a brief overview of the different types of assessments you can create in Otus!
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Assign Assessments

This article will show you how to assign your assessments
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Teachers - Adding or Editing Family Contact Information

This article will show teachers how to add or edit family contact information.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago
For Students

Remote E-Learning: Getting Started Guide for Students

Help get your students going with Otus!
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated this week

Remote E-Learning: Students - Logging in and Taking an Assessment

An article to walk students through login and the assessment module
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated this week

Remote E-Learning: Students - Viewing and Adding to the Student Portfolio

This article will describe the process for students to view and add to their student portfolio.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Students - Using the Class Board

This article will describe how students can use the Otus Class Board
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Students - How to Complete a Lesson

This article will show students how to navigate through a lesson that their teacher assigned
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Written by Ethan Kelly
Updated this week

Remote E-Learning: Student Home Page

This article will describe what can be found on the home page of a student account, which is a feed of notifications and a to do list.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Students - Using the Blog

This article will show how students use the Blog Module of Otus
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Students - Using the Bookshelf

This article will show how the Otus Bookshelf functions in a student account.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Remote E-Learning: Students - Viewing the Gradebook

This article will show what is available in the Gradebook module in a student account.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago