As the COVID – 19 pandemic keeps holding the world to ransom, Online schooling has become almost inevitable since the probability of regular learning resuming in the near future remains negligible.
Lock-downs seem to be the only working strategy that has been adopted in several parts of the world as way of reducing the spread of the virus.
Even as the lock-downs are being tactically eased in the certain parts of the world, experts believe that schools are likely going to be the last sector to be reopened.
As a result, online learning seems to be only available means for teaching and learning.
Teachers who once stood in front of classrooms filled with dozens of students/pupils must now stand in front of webcams in front of thousands or tens of thousands of logged-in users.
Grading papers, scoring tests, and giving personalized feedback are all totally different pursuits in an online environment, and tech developers are rushing to build the tools that make online learning easier, more effective, and more enjoyable for teachers and their students.
Here is a list of tools and website that can easily be used for online schooling;
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1 GOOGLE CLASSROOM FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
This seems to be the most popular location for online learning these days. Google said it created its classroom hand-in-hand with teachers to help organize day-to-day tasks, communication, and foster greater collaboration.
With this app, educators can create classes, distribute assignments, grade and send feedback, and see everything in one place. Google classroom also allows teachers to Thousands of educator-approved apps integrate with Classroom. These apps spark creativity and create endless opportunities for learning.
is one of the largest online tutoring and live instruction platform in the United States.
They have provided hundreds of thousands of students with free classes, tutoring, and learning assessments since the start of the pandemic.
The company is rated 4.9/5 with 2,500 reviews on TrustPilot and receives comments like this every day from parents: ‘My 7 year-old son loves your programs. It is difficult to find great, online math programs that offer enrichment and challenge.
I’m so thankful for your Tuesday pre-algebra program. It saved me from trying to relearn those concepts while transitioning to online learning again in autumn.
This is a useful mind-mapping tool for teaching. It can document and capture ideas, strategies, and plans through proper working layout with extended features such as attachments, media, images, etc.
Because of its sync feature, you can easily manage your work even if you’re offline. This mind-mapping application is an efficient tool for both students and teachers when it comes to real-time brainstorming and structuring ideas and plans.
3. SCRATCH FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
Create stories, games, and animations and share them online at Scratch with over three million other projects.
Scratch is a project out of the MIT Media Lab; although designed specifically for ages eight through sixteen, it is a creative tool for people of all ages.
4. CONCEPTBOARD FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
This software facilitates team collaboration in a visual format–similar to mind-mapping, but using visual and textual inputs. Compatible on tablets and PCs, Conceptboard can work from multiple devices.
5. RCAMPUS FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
Many educators are using this web-based tool in conducting online courses, managing students assignments, publishing academic documents, and managing collaborative work with other teachers.
It provides not only useful features for students but all the tools needed for online course management system. RCampus main tools are Rubric Assessment Management System, ePortfolio, eCommunity portal, tutor listing and management, etc.
6. TEACHERTUBE FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
This website is specifically designed for education.
It is like a teacher’s version of the most popular video-sharing website, YouTube. This is a safe venue for educators and home learners to share instructional videos of all subject areas with other teachers.
Teachertube is an online community wherein you can find videos suitable for classroom instruction, professional development, and videos ideal for staff training.
7. CLICKCLASS FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
ClickClass is an e-learning authoring tool designed to help users deliver and manage online learning content.
Use it for free to learn how easy this tool can be, and pay only after you acquire more than two active users of your content.
8. Tutor.ng FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
Offers professional training courses to learners at affordable monthly subscriptions and the convenience of online learning.
Courses on tutor.ng range from Beauty and Fashion, I.T, skills and business.Registered tutors upload their content and learners can sign up and start learning any topic of their choice.
9. Teachme.ng FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
Teachme.ng ensures inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all, TeachMe started with a burden to help both kids, young people and everyone learn and acquire skills that can help them achieve their goals.
Teachme.ng is one of Nigeria’s Online Marketplaces and one of the best in Africa.
A place where everyone can learn any skill like Programming, Yoga, Design, Photography, Spanish, Marketing, Guitar, Finance, Resume writing, Cake Decorating and so much more.
10. REMOTE SCHOOL FOR ONLINE SCHOOLING
Remoteschool.ng is a cloud-based learning platform that offers safe and affordable interactive online and home (private tutoring).
The platform is designed to help teachers deliver content to learners, by taking advantage of the power of technology and making learning worthwhile, fun and more engaging.
It takes the best of what technology has to offer and deliver effective results for both teachers and students alike
There are many other available apps online that can make online learning easy. So if your favorite app wasn’t mentioned, please tell us via the comment button.