Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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Guidance on remote assessment during the COVID-10 pandemic.

Tags: Educators | State/Regional Agencies | Technical Assistance Product | Assessments | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Early Childhood

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

Scripted story to help children understand the steps to problem solving. Includes problem scenario cards to help children practice finding a solution to common social problems.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | Behavior Supports and Discipline | COVID-19 | Early Childhood

Rebuilding the Pyramid: Reconnecting After a Break is a one page tip sheet to help preschool practitioners intentionally plan and think about how to support children’s use of social and emotional skills that are important to re-teach or remind children after being away from a classroom.

Tags: Educators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Early Childhood | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

Try these strategies with your child! The more you use a calming strategy and practice the strategy with your child, the more likely they are to use the strategy when experiencing anger, stress, sadness, or frustration.

Tags: Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | Behavior Supports and Discipline | COVID-19 | Early Childhood

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

Use this scripted story to teach a child about the why and how to wash hands.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Early Childhood

Use this visual choice board to help young children select and use a classroom greeting while maintaining social distancing.

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

As early childhood programs work on re-opening, they can use these online communication and phone scripts to help guide your conversations with families.

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

Here are tips and ideas for helping children identify emotions when your face, your most expressive feature, is covered by a mask. Use these strategies to let children know that behind the mask, a kind and warm expression is still there!

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

This scripted story helps to explain to children the how, why, and when of wearing face masks.

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

Use this tip sheet to help practitioners of infants and toddlers intentionally plan and think about how to reconnect, help children transition back to the classroom, and support children's social and emotional development after being away from the program.

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

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

While most change happens slowly, COVID has forced schools and families to change quickly. This resource offers questions and suggestions for administrators, teachers, and families as e

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | School Administrators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | School Improvement
The Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has deeply impacted early childhood programs, children and families, and their communities. This resource, jointly created by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA), the Office of Head Start (OHS), and the OHS TA National Centers may be helpful when seeking guidance and resources to help leaders, services providers, teachers, support staff, children, and families during this re-opening and continuity of services.
Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | Behavior Supports and Discipline | COVID-19 | Early Childhood | K-12 | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports