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Create classroom communities using social and emotional practices

Microsoft via Microsoft Learn


  • Module 1: This module introduces social and emotional learning and gives practical ways to use Microsoft tools such as Minecraft and Flip to augment and enhance learning.

    In this module, you will:

    • Identify the value of increased emphasis on social and emotional learning (SEL) in the class, as established by research.
    • Use the CASEL competencies to plan for appropriate use of digital tools to enhance, support, and augment an SEL presence in the class.
    • Reflect on the application of SEL lessons and experiences in the class.
  • Module 2: This module provides educators practical ways to organize their remote learning experience in order to foster strong connections between students and teachers and to keep students engaged. Educators will learn how to use Microsoft Teams, Stream, OneNote Class Notebook, and Flip to engage students and foster connections with the school community from afar.

    In this module, you will:

    • Identify the types of teams you'll need in your remote learning experience
    • Use Microsoft Teams features for remote learning such as creating a team and starting, managing, and recording a Teams call
    • Evaluate various methods for creating video and sharing video lessons
    • Use Microsoft Teams tools to assess, share resources, and stay connected to students asynchronously

    ISTE Standards for Educators:

    • Educator - Facilitator - Educator - Leader - Educator - Learner
  • Module 3: Educators of all subject areas and levels explore ideas and resources to integrate Flip into the classroom to empower every student voice.

    In this module, you will:

    • Create a group, topics, and share with students.
    • Identify ways to use Flip within learning communities.
    • Become a Flip Certified Educator.
  • Module 4: This module introduces educators to the hybrid learning model. Educators will learn about the five elements of hybrid learning, how to implement them, and how to use Microsoft Teams to create a dynamic learning environment for their students.

    In this module, you will:

    • Identify the five elements of hybrid learning and how it differs from remote learning
    • Develop a hybrid learning environment that builds a sense of community
    • Implement best practices for lesson design, assessment, and feedback in a hybrid model to ensure engagement and interactivity


  • Module 1: Module 1: Support social and emotional learning with Microsoft tools
    • Introduction
    • Engage with the module
    • Social and emotional learning
    • Minecraft Education
    • Flip
    • Teams
    • OneNote
    • Sway
    • Reflect app
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 2: Module 2: Keep students engaged: Build strong student/teacher connections in a remote learning environment
    • Introduction
    • What teams do you need to create?
    • Starting the class
    • Create video lessons
    • Gauge understanding
    • Tools in Class Teams to share resources with students
    • Use Flip to connect with learners
    • Interactivity during a call
    • Promote fun
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 3: Module 3: Engage and amplify with Flip
    • Introduction
    • What is Flip?
    • Create a Flip account and your first group
    • Create your first topic
    • Students share their voice
    • Meet the community!
    • Resources
    • Reflection
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary
  • Module 4: Module 4: Hybrid learning: A new model for the future of learning
    • Overview
    • Introduction
    • Introduction continued
    • Learning environment
    • Class community
    • Lesson design
    • Engagement and interactivity
    • Assessment and feedback
    • Opportunity to reimagine education
    • Five elements
    • Teams checklist
    • Knowledge check
    • Summary


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