Transform your online teaching skills in just a few hours!

The Online Teaching Academy and these self-paced microcourses from ISTE U help K-12 educators learn foundational online learning principles so that they are prepared to teach online.

Educators will learn how to move beyond a simple understanding of how tools work to applying research-based principles for effective online and blended learning practices.

  • Spend just two hours to finish each course.
  • Complete these skills-based courses at your own pace.
  • Earn a certificate of completion for each microcourse.

Online Teaching Academy

Get access to all four online teaching microcourses plus the best of ISTE’s Summer Learning Academy webinars on demand.

This package includes:

Participants who complete the Online Teaching Academy receive certification of completion for 15 hours of learning to apply toward continuing education credits, professional development hours or graduate-level credit.

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For information about graduate level credits, completion criteria and more, review our Frequently Asked Questions. Private sessions are also available for cohorts of 100 or more.

Need help convincing your principal or district leaders?
Download this template letter to make the case.

Cost: $97 ISTE member / $129 nonmember

Online Teaching Bundle

Save 15% when you purchase all four microcourses featured in ISTE’s Summer Learning Academy 2020 together. Through this foundational learning experience, you’ll focus on the principles of using technology effectively in online environments.

You’ll receive a certificate of completion for two hours of learning for each microcourse you complete.

When you purchase this package, you and your teammates will be able to:

  • Teach in blended or fully digital settings with increased confidence.
  • Implement practical strategies into your practice immediately.

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Need help convincing your principal or district leaders?
Download this template letter to make the case.

Cost: $64 ISTE member / $85 nonmember


Save 25% when you enroll a group of 10 or more!

We know that professional development is more effective when you learn with your colleagues.
ISTE U allows you to tackle new topics with your team and immediately apply what you’ve learned in your schools.


Assessing Learning in Online Environments

Assessments and feedback are critical components of high-quality online learning – for students and teachers alike. By taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Incorporate formative assessments into online teaching.
  • Provide meaningful feedback to all students through digital tools.

Cost: $19 ISTE member / $25 nonmember

Creating Community in Online Classrooms

Building relationships and fostering connections with and between students are essential for learning. By taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Establish communication and build classroom community in an online or blended learning space.
  • Facilitate collaborative learning experiences in digital learning environments.

Cost: $19 ISTE member / $25 nonmember

Designing Online Learning Experiences

Learning online looks different than learning in a traditional classroom, and it comes with its own unique opportunities and challenges. By taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Design and facilitate effective, engaging and impactful content and lessons for a digital or blended classroom.
  • Incorporate student agency and autonomy into online lessons.

Cost: $19 ISTE member / $25 nonmember

Ensuring Equity and Inclusion in Online Learning

Ensuring your classroom is an inclusive learning environment can be a complex task – particularly in online environments. In order to promote equity, teachers are taking action to design and implement flexible, engaging lessons to support all learners, including learners with disabilities or limited English language proficiency. By taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of knowing your students and their needs to create a more equitable and engaging learning environment.
  • Effectively plan engaging digital lessons that support the needs of students with disabilities, English language learners and the youngest learners.

Cost: $19 ISTE member / $25 nonmember