Welcome to Iowa e-Learning Central

The Online Course Catalog for Iowa School Districts & Families

The Course Repository provides access to high quality online courses. Educators, students, and families can browse courses in a variety of grade levels and subject areas. Iowa school districts can download free course files and adapt as needed to teach their students.

Featured Courses

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For Educators

Are you looking for how to plan and organize the delivery of a successful online class? Educator resources include items such as checklists that help prepare for online classes, how to prioritize and get things done, or how to thrive in an online class. 

Resources are based on evidence-based practices to address potential needs including social-emotional-behavioral health for students, families and educators.  New resources will be added throughout the year, so be sure to check the site frequently!

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For Students

Signed up for an online class? If this is your first online class or you’ve done this before, help is just a click away! Read about how other students have,

  • Survived and even thrived in online classes,
  • Built a sense of community,
  • Increased motivation and organization, and
  • Practiced self-care.

Take a look at tips for communicating in an online class and what to do if you find yourself struggling with accessibility, learning, or social-emotional-behavioral health. New resources will be added throughout the year, so be sure to check the site frequently!

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For Families

Is your student taking an online class? You are an important partner in their learning. Here you can find helpful ideas on how to prepare with your student before the class starts. Topics for supporting your student with online classes include,

  • Ways to connect with the teacher,
  • Creating a study area,
  • Organizing time and schedules,
  • How to stay motivated; and
  • What to do when struggling.

You’ll also find ideas for supporting your own well-being. New resources will be added throughout the year, so be sure to check the site frequently!

Course Repository

This area currently displays the courses in the repository, but will eventually be the home for the Course Exchange. It will feature updated and new course offerings. 

Recent Additions

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Course Exchange Coming Soon!

The Course Exchange will facilitate sharing of online courses so schools can offer open seats in online classes  to students in other schools or find seats needed for their students. Watch for this new feature in the months ahead.