Kyte Learning is a large library of video-based professional development courses and tutorials that provide teachers with on-demand technology training and support around various technology topics and tools. Courses available within the Kyte Learning platform are authored and created by submitting educators and content is vetted and approved by Kyte Learning. Courses can take anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete, and each is composed of several lessons broken down into related videos.
- Hundreds of short video-based technology training courses
- Courses are self-paced and ideal for just-in-time learning
- Content available for free or paid subscription
- Great for teachers who want to learn the basics of a variety of technology tools and platforms
Seal of Alignment Review
Kyte Learning’s Course Library successfully underwent the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Seal of Alignment review for Readiness. Reviewers determined that this library of courses, provides teachers foundational information on how to use a variety of technology tools and platforms, and can help build strong foundational skills needed to support the ISTE Standards for Teachers.
"The Kyte Learning library is current, interesting, and immediately useful to classroom teachers at any grade level. Each course is full of short, easy to follow training videos for a wide variety of programs and offer a valuable opportunity for teachers to begin to grow in their application of technology."
— ISTE Review Report
The Kyte Learning Course Library was found to support the following ISTE Standards for Teachers:
1. Facilitate and inspire student learning and creativity
1.a. Promote, support, and model creative and innovative thinking and inventiveness.
1.b. Engage students in exploring real-world issues and solving authentic problems using digital tools and resources
1.c. Promote student reflection using collaborative tools to reveal and clarify students’ conceptual understanding and thinking, planning, and creative processes
1.d. Model collaborative knowledge construction by engaging in learning with students, colleagues, and others in face-to-face and virtual environments
2. Design and develop digital age learning experiences and assessments
2.a. Design or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity
2.b. Develop technology-enriched learning environments that enable all students to pursue their individual curiosities and become active participants in setting their own educational goals, managing their own learning, and assessing their own progress
2.c. Customize and personalize learning activities to address students’ diverse learning styles, working strategies, and abilities using digital tools and resources
2.d. Provide students with multiple and varied formative and summative assessments aligned with content and technology standards, and use resulting data to inform learning and teaching
3. Model digital age work and learning
3.a. Demonstrate fluency in technology systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations
3.b. Collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation
3.c. Communicate relevant information and ideas effectively to students, parents, and peers using a variety of digital age media and formats
3.d. Model and facilitate effective use of current and emerging digital tools to locate, analyze, evaluate, and use information resources to support research and learning
4. Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility
4.a. Advocate, model, and teach safe, legal, and ethical use of digital information and technology, including respect for copyright, intellectual property, and the appropriate documentation of sources
4.b. Address the diverse needs of all learners by using learner-centered strategies providing equitable access to appropriate digital tools and resources
4.d. Develop and model cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with colleagues and students of other cultures using digital age communication and collaboration tools
5. Engage in professional growth and leadership
5.a. Participate in local and global learning communities to explore creative applications of technology to improve student learning
5.d. Contribute to the effectiveness, vitality, and self-renewal of the teaching profession and of their school and community