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Professional Learning

Supporting All Students in an Asynchronous Environment (Facilitated or Independent Study)

In this course, you will explore asynchronous digital tools and learn how you can use them to write engaging lessons that meet the needs of all of your students.

At a Glance

Learn how to meet the needs of English language learners, special needs students, and students who are above or below grade level in reading and writing.


  • Student Learning


  • Identify common accommodations, learning scaffolds and Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol (SIOP) features
  • Understand elements of explicit instruction that support all learners in an asynchronous distance learning environment
  • Learn how to write learning objectives for asynchronous learning and choose accommodations that are aligned with your objectives
Developed by:

National Education Association

Last Updated: July 15, 2020


Audience Role

  • Affiliate
  • Education Support Professional
  • Teacher


  • Early Childhood
  • Elementary School
  • High School
  • Higher Education
  • Middle School

Session Length

Facilitated: 6-8 weeks | Independent study: Approx. 3 hours

Session Format


Enroll in the independent study version of this course here to complete the course on your own schedule. 


Enroll in the facilitated blended learning version of course here.  Please note space is limited and enrollment ends on February 21, 2021. 

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