Supporting remote learning will be an adjustment for families. They are now juggling their own work and supporting their kiddos from home.
Schedule: * Create a daily schedule in collaboration with your student * Review daily tasks and create a "to do" list * Provide students with choice of how to spend "extra time" extending learning and balancing life Download the Choice Board for Digital Learning DaysHERE.
Articles about COVID-19 for Parents: * Social Distancing is not a Snow Day. Click HERE * Talking to Children about Coronavirus. National Association of School Psychologists. Click HERE * Homeschooling is NOT the same as Crisis Schooling: Advice for COVID-19 Shut Downs from Heather Anne, Click HERE
Videos: * Coronavirus Brain Pop Video. Click HERE * Answering Kids Questions about Coronavirus. Children's Hospital Colorado. Click HERE
Extended Learning Ideas: * San Diego Zoo Live Cams, Click HERE * Character Strong, Click HERE * Time for Kids - Free for the rest of the year, ClickHERE * Lego Engineering Online Class, Click HERE * 12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours, Click HERE * Scholastic Learn At Home Lessons for PK-middle school, Click HERE * 30 Virtual Field Trips, Click HERE * 15 Broadway Plays and Musicals you can stream, Click HERE * Spanish Children's Stories, Click HERE
The online Parent Toolkit from NBC News Learn is a terrific resource for any parent on the following topics and specific to grade levels: * Academics * Social & Emotional Learning * Health & Wellness * Financial Literacy * College & Career Click HERE to access and share.
Meals: Please share your school district's information on food pickups. If your students qualify for free or reduced price meals, they eligible to receive breakfast and lunch. Each district is handling food distribution differently, so please check the website and share with your parents.
Ideas for Teachers
Getting Started: * Best Tools for Virtual and Distance Learning from Common Sense Media, Click HERE * Online Teaching Dos and Don'ts from Alison Yang, Click HERE * Google Teach From Home Toolkit, Click HERE * A Step-by-Step Guide to PBL in a Virtual World eBook by Ross Cooper and Erin Murphy, Click HERE * How to teach online with Zoom: Complete Introduction (18 min), Click HERE * Tips for designing an online lesson from Caitlin Tucker (@Caitlin_Tucker), Click HERE * 7 Ideas for Shifting to Online Learning from John Spencer, Click HERE * Online Learning Planning Template Created byJulie Stern, Kayla Duncan, Trevor Aleo (www.edtosavetheworld.com), Click HERE * Online Learning Planning Questions Created by Penni Arner and Kayla Duncan,Click HERE* Sample remote learning Teacher Schedule from @mrsbyarshistory, Click HERE Sample AP World History Guide for Remote Learning, Click HERE * 3 Ways to Turn Your Classroom Remote in a Hurry (KQED), Click HERE * Distance Learning Tips from One Teacher to Another (PBS Teachers Lounge), Click HERE
Content/Subscriptions: * Distance Learning Resources from Tulare County Office of Education, Click HERE * CBSD Learn from Home Resources, Click HERE * Teacher Resources curated by Jennifer Marten, PhD, NBCT, Click HERE * FREE Subscriptions During School Closings (Amazing Educational Resources), Click HERE * Scholastic Learn At Home Lessons for PK-middle school, Click HERE * 30Virtual Field Trips, Click HERE * K-5 Math Curriculum from ZEARN is now FREE, click HERE * Imagineering in a Box from Disney and Kahn Academy, click HERE * Distance and Remote Learning Resources from Jill Bromenschenkel (@jillbromen), Click HERE * 50 elearning Activities, Templates, and Tutorials from Matt Miller, Click HERE * Digital Learning Resources from Eric Sheninger (@E_Sheninger), Click HERE
Tech Tools: * Use Screencastify, a Google Chrome extension, to easily record, edit, and share videos. Click HERE Here is a terrific read aloud exemplar from friend, Kristina Cherres, Click HERE * How to get started with Google Classroom (Teacher Tutorial), Click HERE
Articles: * How to Support Home Learning in Elementary Grades by John Thomas, Click HERE * Teaching Through A Pandemic: A Mindset for This Moment by Stephen Merrill, Click HERE * What Teachers in China Have Learned in the Past Month by Laurel Schwartz, Click HERE
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Ideas for Leaders
* Corwin School leaders' Online Toolkit, Click HERE * Mt. Olive Township School District Preparedness Plan, Click HERE * Responding to COVID-19: Brief Action Steps for School Crisis Response Teams (NASP), Click HERE * NAESP Coronavirus guidance, Click HERE * NASSP Coronavirus Guidance, Click HERE * The heart of resilient leadership: Responding to COVID-19 (Deloitte), Click HERE * CDC Guidance for Schools, ClickHERE
Articles: * 6 Mistakes for Schools to Avoid During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Click HERE
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