Want to learn more about how to use eMediaVA and digital media for distance learning?

We know you’re working hard to ensure every student in Virginia has access to dynamic digital resources to continue meeting your students’ learning goals. As parents and teachers ourselves, the WHRO team understands how much anxiety there is surrounding this new school year for all of us.

To help educators, the WHRO Education staff created a series of webinars focused on effective skills, tips and techniques to prepare for successful distance learning using eMediaVA and other digital media resources.

For how-tos on getting started with eMediaVA, you can also visit emediava.org/help.


Recorded Webinars

Teaching at a Distance

Teaching at a Distance, Part 1
This session will address important details to consider when organizing your distance-learning classroom.

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Teaching at a Distance, Part 2
This session will address ways to increase student engagement when teaching at a distance.

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Tools for Teaching at a Distance: Screencastify, Class Dojo, Padlet
This session will dive deeper into Screencastify, Class Dojo, and Padlet. Attendees will learn how to navigate these digital tools and will also discover how each one can assist teachers and students in a distance-learning environment.

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Tools for Teaching at a Distance: Flipgrid, Nearpod
This session will explore two powerful digital tools: Flipgrid and Nearpod. Attendees will learn how these digital tools help make distance learning more manageable for both teachers and students.

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eMediaVA

eMediaVA webinars

eMediaVA a one-stop collection of high-quality instructional resources that are aligned to Virginia’s SOL (Standards of Learning). It features content from trusted sources such as the Library of Congress, National Geographic Education, Sesame Workshop, Science Museum of Virginia, NASA and many more. It also boasts a number of tools that allow teachers to establish playlists, upload their own content, create questions and create playlists. Because eMediaVA is web based, all of this is available anywhere teachers or parents have an internet connection.

Explore the recorded webinars below to learn how you can use eMediaVA.

You can also find tutorial documents at emediava.org/help. 

Prepare for Distance Learning with eMediaVA: This on-demand webinar is a great overview of how to get started with eMediaVA, and why the eMediaVA library is one of Virginia teachers’ best tools for distance learning.


We hosted a series of webinars this winter to help everyone become more familiar with eMediaVA and its features. Watch the recordings below.

Week 1: eMediaVA is Virginia’s premier digital content library for teachers and students. Learn more about searching and using filters in eMediaVA, to find relevant SOL-aligned resources for your students.

Week 2: eMediaVA is Virginia’s premier digital content library for teachers and students. Learn more about how to create playlists in eMediaVA to save resources and enhance instruction.

Week 3: eMediaVA is Virginia’s premier digital content library for teachers and students. Learn more about how teachers can create student accounts in eMediaVA and build instructional groups.

Week 4: eMediaVA is Virginia’s premier digital content library for teachers and students. Learn more about creating student assignments in eMediaVA.

Learning through Digital Media with eMediaVA
Learn more about engaging learners online with eMediaVA's digital media collection, as well as strategies on using digital media to improve learning goals.

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eMediaVA Playlists

Playlists of core content in various subjects and grade levels.