Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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Language Routines for Multilingual Families has six components: (1) share stories, (2) describe things, (3) sing songs, (4) watch TV, (5) read books, and (6) cook meals. For each component there are suggestions for activities that families can engage in within their daily routines and that require either low- or no-tech. This one-page resource is available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, and Swedish. We know that during remote learning multilingual/Emergent bilingual students are experiencing language loss. These activities are great suggestions for using family assets to encourage language production in any language.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Early Childhood | Literacy

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

The Bookshare Blog highlights new Bookshare features, new or interesting books for students, and shares real life learning and tips from teachers, students, and parents.

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

Visit Bookshare’s back to school resources for parents including tips for getting started, ways to find and read ebooks, webinars, video tutorials, and a community forum.

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

Whether school takes place in the classroom, online, or a combination of the two, empower your students to learn independently with Bookshare. Our specialized ebooks make it easier for struggling readers to learn on their own and for teachers and parents to assign the books students need safely and remotely.

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

NTACT is aware that state and local education and service providers are challenged by the current health concerns, closings, restrictions, and fluid reopening plans associated with COVID19. As educators, service providers, students, and families are considering the 2020-2021 school year. NTACT has added resources shared from practitioners and families, as well as promising practice in transition.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Local/District Agencies | Parent/Families | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Secondary Transition

The webpage teaches families how to use a CBM to assess their child in grades K-3 to get an overall picture of his or her reading skills and risk for reading disabilities. The page also includes home based activities that are based on research and can fit into families’ daily routines.

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

Scripted story to help families explain to children why they have to stay home during the pandemic.

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

This tipsheet includes suggestions and resources to help you take care of yourself so you can support your child.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

Website of curated, family-friendly resources on coronavirus, divided into 7 sections: Guidance from the Federal Government (and Others), COVID-19 Info in Other Languages or Formats, Telecommuting Technology and Tips, Schooling at Home, Coping with COVID-19 for Adults and for Children, Information for Non-Profits, and Planning for When Workplaces and Schools Reopen.

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

Tucker the Turtle provides a scripted story to teach young children how to calm down when they have strong feelings by tucking into their shell and taking deep breaths. The story also includes visuals to help children learn how to use the strategy.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | Behavior Supports and Discipline | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning

Helping your child during the pandemic provides families with a few strategies to help their child cope during the pandemic. Programs and professionals are encouraged to post this resource on their web sites or share through social media.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports