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Welcome to Teaching Commons

Stanford Teaching Commons is designed for all members of the Stanford community (instructors, TAs, support staff) who are interested in learning, education, and pedagogy.

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New to remote teaching?

Check out our quick-start guide to get you up and running on remote teaching for the first time.

Getting Started on the Teaching Commons

  • Developing an online course? Explore Teaching Guides for step-by-step help planning a course for online instruction.
  • Whether you are looking for a specific topic or just exploring, Browse Articles for quick how-tos, activity ideas, and instructor interviews.
  • In our Connect to Resources section, you'll find a growing list of helpful services from across the university.
  • The university's Teach Anywhere website collects FAQs and current university policies around online teaching.

Related Stanford Websites

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TEACH Stanford Pop-Up Symposium

Workshops on online teaching, from tech tips to inclusivity, held July 13-24 and August 17-28, 2020. 

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Current Policy Information

Teach Anywhere is your go-to spot for university policies and procedures on the academic calendar, class scheduling, and more.

Have Suggestions for Teaching Commons?

We're teachers, trainers, and designers at Stanford. Our mission is to bring together resources for instructors that are simpleflexible, and research-based to help you teach successfully.

This resource was developed in response to the remote teaching circumstances necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. It is intended to support instructors through this time of change.

 Your input and feedback will help us continue to improve the site.

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