Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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The U.S. Department of Education released a new resource to provide information and resources to enhance the promotion of mental health and the social and emotional well-being among children and students. This resource highlights seven key challenges to providing school- or program-based mental health support across early childhood, K–12 schools, and higher education settings, and presents seven corresponding recommendations. This resource includes many real-world examples of how the recommendations are being put into action by schools, communities, and states across the country.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Local/District Agencies | Parent/Families | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

Due to the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the candidate pool of career changers to enter the teaching workforce is greater than ever. This brief provides guidelines for leveraging these potential candidates to address critical shortage areas.

Tags: Local/District Agencies | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | Attract, Prepare, Retain | COVID-19 | Personnel Development

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

Tips for helping your child during the pandemic provides families with suggestions and resources for helping their child cope with stress, changes, and staying at home.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | School Administrators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | 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 current pandemic has resulted in the need for educators and service providers to find ways to deliver services remotely; yet students and communities have unequal access to internet and technology resources. This resource helps practitioners make decisions about the most appropriate method for distant delivery and has organized resources and indicated the level of technology necessary to use them when providing instruction and services for transition-age students with disabilities.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | Parent/Families | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Equity and Disproportionality

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 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

Progress monitoring allows educators and administrators to understand whether students are responding to intervention and if adaptations are needed. This FAQ collection includes considerations for data collection and analysis for schools to consider as they rethink their progress monitoring approach due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Guidance from vendors on the academic and behavior progress monitoring tools charts are included.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | Assessments | Behavior Supports and Discipline | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning

This resource developed by Sarah Thorud, Elementary Reading Specialist from Clatskanie School District in Oregon focuses on implementing screening and progress monitoring virtually. It includes guiding questions and considerations for implementation, video examples, and a sample sign-up sheet for screening and progress monitoring students virtually.

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

This lesson, featuring Karen McWilliams, a 504 Coordinator and Dyslexia Teacher in Rochelle ISD in Texas, supports educators in using technology to teach foundational reading skills to students in elementary grades using a variety of facilitated activities to support phonemic awareness, phoneme–grapheme correspondence, irregular and high-frequency words, writing, and connected text. The collection, adapted from content developed by the University of Florida Literacy Institute, includes a tip sheet, a video examples, and slides illustrating the lesson.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Literacy

Social media can provide opportunities to clearly communicate policies and procedures to families during remote learning, and this resource provides tips on how to ensure all communication shared through social media follows accessibility best practices.

Tags: Educators | School Administrators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Education Technology

The use of video to support instruction is growing with remote and hybrid learning, and this resource focuses on the top tips and techniques for creating accessible video content that also engages learners and promotes understanding for everyone.

Tags: Educators | School Administrators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Education Technology

Educators can download this template and create their own plan to implement PBIS in their classroom. The template includes opportunity to develop a classroom matrix, create lesson plans to teach expected behavior, script prompts or reminders for desired behavior, and plan praise and corrections.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | Parent/Families | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | Behavior Supports and Discipline | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning

School and District leadership teams can download and use this resource to develop their own plan for welcoming staff back to school in Fall 2020 and providing 2 days of professional development.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Local/District Agencies | School Administrators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | K-12 | Personnel Development