Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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This recorded webinar addresses challenges in supporting families to help their children with learning activities or conducting intervention within routines using technology.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

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

Programs can use this form to gather information from families as to the impact from the pandemic and best ways to support the child and family.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Family and Community Engagement | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

This document is designed to guide the Program Leadership Team around considerations for supporting children, families, and staff as they return to the program. The guidance includes Pyramid Model practices you know and encourages you to think about those strategies from a trauma-informed perspective.

Tags: Educators | School Administrators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Family and Community Engagement | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

The Unified Young readers Club is a great inclusive activity for a younger audience and accompanies Special Olympics Young Athletes play with books and study guides that support teachers as they address such topics as inclusion, awareness, friendship, bullying, and acceptance to audiences of both students with and without intellectual disabilities. Each book has a theme that relates to multiple state academic standards, and aligns with the precepts of positive school climate initiatives.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Website | COVID-19 | Inclusive Practices | Literacy

The purpose of Inclusion Tiles is to support understanding of the true meaning of diversity and meaningful inclusion. Meaningful inclusion is hard to put into words and action, and these tiles help to start the conversation and support people of all ages along their inclusion journey.

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

These videos illustrate how parents and grandparents can implement the NCII reading and mathematics sample lessons to provide additional practice opportunities. In addition to the video examples, a tip sheet is available to help parents implement the lessons.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

This video and tip sheets provide an example and strategies for how educators can implement the NCII reading and mathematics sample lessons through virtual learning. The video illustrates a sample lesson using explicit instruction principles being delivered by an educator virtually and the tip sheets provide considerations for educators delivering instruction and how they can collaborate with families to provide additional practice opportunities using the sample lessons.

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

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

This resource was developed by a coalition of projects that are funded by the Office of Special Education Programs in response to requests from state and local educational agencies and parents about how to hold and participate in virtual individualized education program (IEP) meetings. While intended to meet a need during the COVID-19 pandemic, the content is designed to have broader applications.

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

This Voices From the Field piece includes a discussion with Laura Hamby and Ann Jolly from the Exceptional Children department in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools about how they have addressed teaching and learning challenges related to COVID-19 restrictions. They shared some of the strategies they implemented during Spring 2020 to support special educators in their districts to meet the needs of students with disabilities and their families.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

NCSI presented a multi-part webinar series sharing best practices for state special education leaders to make the best use of available resources during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. NCSI and invited experts shared information to help state leadership teams make informed decisions amid current circumstances, ensuring leaders are poised to continue high-quality educational programming for students and families.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | School Improvement

COVID-19 has caused an unexpected rapid transition to online content delivery for many. Thankfully, there are already many great resources on how to effectively teach online. Here we’re sharing some of our favorite resources.

Tags: Educators | Toolkit | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Inclusive Practices

In this webinar, Dr. Anita Archer teaches high leverage instructional practices for in-person and remote learning. Consistent with an explicit instruction approach, Dr. Archer demonstrates each practice, actively engages her audience, and sets educators up to successfully pivot their effective instructional practices into the current content.

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

Open Educational Resources (OER) support flexible instructional opportunities through the use of materials that can be reused and remixed to meet the needs and preferences of a wide range of learners. In this webinar, educators who are new to OER will learn how to create accessible OER using Open Author and how to evaluate existing OER in a variety of formats for accessibility.

Tags: Educators | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Education Technology