I would first ensure that a majority of the students had access to the necessary equipment. Do they have school issued devices, older students with cell phones, and/or access to school facilities. At the same time, I would ensure that the teachers had basic training recording, editing, uploading, and sharing the content. Finally, I would ensure that tech folks were in the loop. Will this material be stored internally or externally? Are there data storage limits? Is there a consistent best practice format?
These are just some thoughts off the top of my head. Hopefully they are helpful. Good luck!
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Assess students to see if they have access to the internet. Many may not have a computer but most will have a tablet, cell phone, video game conso, or cell phone. Make sure you provide different ways for students to access the videos. For example, for those with no internet you can upload the videos on a USB. Do not go crazy flipping all your curriculum at once, choose specific units. You also need to decide if you'll be creating your videos or you'll be using what is already out there. If making your own videos I suggest using screencastomatic it is website base and free you can easily upgrade for $15 to get additional features. You also need to hold the kids accountable for viewing the videos. To do so I suggest a website like Edpuzzle. They also have an app that students can download on their mobile devices. Now the most important thing is what will you do with all the free up time. Make sure you have engaging activities. My typical class run like this. 5 min bell work, 15-20 minutes Q&A. Then break up into differentiated groups base on the results from Edpuzzle. I'm on 1 hr and 45 minutes block. Hope you found this useful.
I consider very important to discuss about their interests and goals to plan the class activities includings devices, they enjoy working by using their cell phones and the net . If they are interested in the topic they will do a better learning job.
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