Virtual Teaching Resource Hub

The Virtual Teaching Resource Hub was developed to assist teachers as they explore new ways to teach foundational reading skills using technology. This site has tools for reading instruction and intervention with children in the elementary grade levels.

The materials here are designed to be used with video conferencing platforms for distance education and with interactive whiteboards in the classroom. The activities can also be used if you are creating video lessons for asynchronous lessons.

To use the materials, first watch the overview video for an orientation to our approach to virtual teaching. Then, click on the links below to download lesson templates, peruse our tips for creating engaging lessons, and finally, explore the instructional activities. toplan lessons appropriate for your students.

Lesson Structure

Lesson templates, sample lessons, and suggestions for structuring your virtual lessons.

Instructional Activities

These activities are designed to promote the development of strong literacy skills.

Managing Behavior

These tips help you to plan lesson that helps to keep students engaged and on-task.

Tech Tools and Tips

These tools and tips help you utilize your chosen video conferencing platforms.

Webinar Series

Check out our six-part webinar series, “Teaching Reading Online.”

The materials on this site are freely available for anyone to use, adapt, and share (with attribution), but no one is permitted to sell either the original materials, any adaptation of it, or lesson plans that reproduce any part of it.  You may not use this work for commercial purposes.  These materials are to be used for educational purposes only.