How do I Begin Teaching remotely?

The below information aims to guide you through the process of continuing your teaching, even though you are unable to meet physically. In general, try to communicate early and often, plan ahead, and follow-through with teaching.

You will need the following:

  • Basic Windows computer or laptop, or Apple Mac.
  • An Internet connection.
  • Updated list of contact numbers for staff in your department and other important functional areas you will need to communicate with while working remotely.

For staff who use Skype for Business, ZOOM, or Google Meet for web conferencing with computer video/audio:

  • USB webcam with microphone or headset (audio only).


LIEOC web-based systems and resources are accessible via a web browser with Internet.

MEET is a full-featured secure video communication service for online/blended classrooms, office hours and administrative meetings. Users can join MEET meetings via desktops, mobile devices, telephones, and video-conferencing room systems.

Google MEET –

MEET Tutorial –

Visit the LIEOC Tech Support Page –

How can I meet with students?

Using Google Meet you can easily connect with your class from anywhere. With easy-to-join video calls, you can meet face to face without the added cost of travel.

Where can I get help?

If you are having trouble accessing your services visit Tech Support.


Classroom helps students and teachers organize assignments, boost collaboration, and foster better communication.


  • Explain how you will tell students about changes to the class schedule or meeting format
  • Create an announcement in your google classroom course
  • Email students from within your google classroom


  • Create content that students can work with remotely at any time
  • Upload files (google slides, google docs, reading assignments, notes and powerpoints) into your google classroom course
  • Embed external videos into your google classroom course
  • Created graded assignments, tests and discussion in google classroom
  • Pre-record a presentation from your local computer or web-based access tools
  • Utilize other web based applications to create curriculum content


  • Stay engaged with student with graded google classroom assignments
  • Grade google classroom assignments


  • Hold Virtual Office Hours or A Virtual Course Meeting Using Zoom or Google Classroom
  • Google Hangouts/Meet
    • Google Hangouts/Meet is a full-featured secure video communication service for online/blended classrooms, office hours and administrative meetings. Users can join Google meetings via desktops, mobile devices, telephones, and video-conferencing room systems.

How to Sign into Google

Step 1: Go to
Step 2: Sign-in to Google

  • When you’re signing in to Google and you’re asked to choose an account, you’ll type in your LIEOC email address which is formatted as follows: This is case sensitive, so be sure to use all lowercase letters!
  • Your initial password for Google will be sent via email (First time users will be prompted to change their passwords if they choose)

For Example: 

    • If your name is Frydo Kihlo-River, your email address will be but if that doesn’t work, try and if that doesn’t work, try
    • If your name is Arthur Eve, your email address will be

Step 3: Once logged into Google you will have access to all of the applications in the Google Suite such as; Google Classroom, Google Meet, etc.

Step 4: If you are having trouble accessing your services visit Tech Support.

Docs is a real-time collaboration and document authoring tool. Multiple users can edit a document at the same time, while seeing each other’s’ changes instantaneously. Users can produce text documents, slide presentations, spreadsheets, drawings, and surveys.

Drive is a file storage and synchronization service that allows users to store files on their servers, synchronize files across devices, and share files.

Sheets is a web-based program for creating and editing spreadsheets. similar to Microsoft Excel.

An instant messaging service that provided both text and voice communication.

Slides is an online presentations app similar to Microsoft Power Point.

A web-based app used to create forms for data collection purposes. Students and teachers can use Google Forms to make surveys, quizzes, or event registration sheets similar to Microsoft Excel.

With Google Calendar, you can quickly schedule meetings and events and get reminders about upcoming activities, so you always know what’s next. Calendar is designed for teams, so it’s easy to share your schedule with others and create multiple calendars that you and your team can use together.

Use Google Calendar to schedule Meet video conference for a one to one or a one to many meeting.

A video conference app accessible via desktop computer, laptop, and Android or iOS device.

Meet features:

  • 200 participants in one meeting
  • No time limits
  • Real time closed captioning
  • Meeting host can record meeting and save it to G-Drive

Google Classroom’s purpose is to facilitate paperless communication between teachers and students and streamline educational workflow. Classroom allows teachers to create classes, post assignments, organize folders, and view work in real-time

Google Translate is a multilingual machine translation service to translate text. It offers a website interface, a mobile app for Android and iOS.

Contacts contains all staff, faculty and students email information.

Helpful app when scheduling a meeting.

Using zoom for teaching

Zoom allows you to have a synchronous meeting with video and audio. You can access free zoom account, using farmingdale email (go to, and sign up using your farmingdale email.

  • Zoom for remote teaching
    • advise: use recurring meetings to plan your classes. Then students will have the same code.

    • I don’t advise using password for our students at this time (unclick password).

    • Each time you create a new zoom meeting it creates a new code

  • Using Zoom (this is a demonstration, using a mac computer, the views are different)
  • Using waiting room feature – this is for advisement / tutoring