Digital Resources

Below is a running assortment of blogs I follow.  
Most are education-focused, but not all are literacy-focused.

ILA BLOG 
ReadWriteThink
NCTE INBOX
TeachPaperless
ASCD IN Service
Teaching Channel
Reading Horizons (many Dyslexia resources)
Free Technology for Teachers
TeachThought
Burkis & Yaris: Think Tank for the 21st Century
Literacy Beat
Vocabulogic: Bridging the Verbal Divide
Nerdy Book Club
Freddy Hiebert on TextProject 
Science of Reading: The Podcast-Amplify
AchievetheCore – ELA/Literacy Lessons 

95PercentGroup Blog 

Other favorite student-focused resources:

Newsela
Commonlit
CNN Student News
The Skimm
ReadWorks
Teaching Tolerance 
Membean Roots Trees (morphology) 

Online tools we are using to support reading, writing, and thinking in remote learning: 

Jamboard
Edpuzzle
Nearpod*
Peardeck*
Padlet
FlipGrid
Slido*
hypothesis*
Read&Write*
Slides Translator*
Word Cloud Generator*  
Word Clouds
FluencyTutor 

*These are also offered as extensions in Google Slides and/or other google formats.

In addition to the tools above, some instructional formats we are using include choice boards, Interactive Google Slides, and hyperdocs as part of our instruction.  An excellent resource for the how-to’s for most of the tools listed including the formats mentioned for instruction is The New Edtech Classroom.  Educator, Sam Kary, offers thoughtful, concise, and comprehensible guidance for many tools for online learning.