Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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This report from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)’s professional learning networks identifies key practices for successful online learning.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Research Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | K-12

A product of the OSEP-funded DIAGRAM Center and WGBH, this page includes videos with captions and descriptions and games that are keyboard navigable. All videos are captioned in Spanish.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Early Childhood | K-12 | Sensory

Staying on top of the continually changing information related to COVID-19 can be overwhelming. The resources on this page provide information to help families navigate health and benefits service systems.

Tags: Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Sensory

This organization provides guidance for OT practitioners, educators, and students to incorporate telehealth into their practice in the absence of opportunity for face-to-face therapy. 

Tags: Health/Related Services Providers | Website | COVID-19 | K-12 | Related Services | Telehealth

This page provides guidance for using telehealth and e-visits to conduct services for PT and PTA.

Tags: Health/Related Services Providers | Website | COVID-19 | K-12 | Related Services | Telehealth

This page links to resources and information for conducting speech-language-hearing services using telepractice.

Tags: Health/Related Services Providers | Website | COVID-19 | K-12 | Sensory | Telehealth

Provides a brief list of four things that teachers should know, and actions they can take, to guide children’s learning in a virtual setting, including links to additional resources.

Tags: Educators | Research Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | K-12

Brief guidance provided on key questions to consider when planning purposeful adaptations to evidence based practices for new contexts such as online learning or blended learning environments.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices

Need key strategies on educational and transition planning for deaf students? A flexible, positive approach along with resources, tip sheets, and toolkits can support for Fall 2020 and beyond.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Sensory

Presents math word problems geared toward children from preschool to late elementary school. A new vignette with built-in math problem is posted daily, with a full archive of problems.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Early Childhood | K-12 | STEM

These behavior strategies from the National Center on Intensive Interventions (NCII), organized around antecedent modification, self-management, and reinforcement strategies, can be used to support with primary academic deficits and challenging behaviors.

Tags: Educators | Website | Behavior Supports and Discipline | COVID-19 | K-12

This document from the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) lays out steps for preparing and executing an online course that can meet the needs of students with disabilities. 

Tags: Educators | Research Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | K-12

This report from Hanover Research outlines best practice approaches in the development and implementation of high quality online and hybrid courses for K-12 students. It includes four profiles of exemplary district-level online and hybrid programs and details the elements of the online learning options offered to secondary students.

Tags: Educators | Research Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | K-12

 Provides tips and resources in response to the top eight questions you should consider before facilitating online learning.

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Need help with Bookshare? Look here for help articles, technology tips, and contacts for Bookshare’s Customer Service team.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Literacy

The Learning Center features a broad array of tools and information to helps teachers, students, and parents. It includes videos, how to guides, getting started tips, and much more.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Literacy

Read an exciting new book each month, hand-picked by Bookshare staff, and then join a Zoom discussion to share your thoughts and reactions.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Literacy

A calendar of webinars for teachers, students, and parents. Hear about lessons learned from current users or find out how to start to quickly get started using Bookshare’s library of digital accessible books.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Literacy

This Voices from the Field video shares the experiences of four teachers in the Exceptional Children department in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools as they adjusted to delivering instruction during COVID-19 restrictions. They discuss the importance of communicating with families, how they have adapted virtual instruction and used instructional materials, their thoughts for continuing efforts in fall 2020, and their advice for other teachers.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices

With children learning at home, our connections with families are so important. These tips will help you be focused and responsive during those calls or virtual meetings.

Tags: Educators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

To successfully launch the 2020-2021 school year for students with disabilities, state education agencies (SEAs) have an essential leadership role to play in supporting local school systems to plan for multiple scenarios, including services delivered in-person, through distance learning, and via blended approaches.

Tags: Local/District Agencies | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | School Improvement

To successfully launch the 2020-2021 school year for students with disabilities, state education agencies (SEAs) have an essential leadership role to play in supporting local school systems to plan for multiple scenarios, including services delivered in-person, through distance learning, and via blended approaches.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Implementation Science

To support educators, as well as state and district leaders, in answering critical data questions, these centers shared how the four essential elements of data literacy can guide teams in using data, both virtually and in-person, to make accurate and feasible decisions in times of unknown. Additionally, SEAs were given tools to help support their LEAs to work together to meet student’s diverse needs during this webinar.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Webinar | COVID-19 | Data | Implementation Science

To support educators, as well as state and district leaders, in answering critical data questions, these centers shared how the four essential elements of data literacy can guide teams in using data, both virtually and in-person, to make accurate and feasible decisions in times of unknown. Additionally, SEAs were given tools to help support their LEAs to work together to meet student’s diverse needs during this webinar.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | State/Regional Agencies | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Literacy

This website provides comprehensive, content-rich learning materials based on the Core Knowledge Sequence. Student readers, teacher guides, activity books, and other materials are available for Language Arts and History and Geography. Materials for Science, Music, and Visual Arts are in development.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | K-12