Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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This Voices From the Field piece includes a discussion with Amy Campbell who has been working with students who experience moderate to profound impact from expressive and receptive communication barriers as well as other disabilities or conditions (e.g., Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism) as a special education teacher for the past 12 years in the Camas School District in southwest Washington state. In the piece she highlights how she has adapted her instruction to support students during Spring 2020.

Tags: Educators | Webinar | Cognitive Disabilities | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning

Grade level standards-based curriculum can be taught through authentic learning activities at home. This resource shows teachers and parents how to collaborate to support a child’s progress on his or her individualized goals at home.

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

This resource discusses how schools can plan for transitioning students with significant cognitive disabilities back into their schools after distance learning. The resource focuses on relationships, communication, and data.

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

How do we provide instruction at school, at home during distance learning and, if needed, pivot between the two environments for students with significant cognitive disabilities? The TIES Center's 5C Process and Learning Matrices focuses on meaningful learning for students in inclusive environments and helps to make transitioning between instruction at school and at home during distance learning straightforward and easier for both schools and families.

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

This overview is intended to communicate a framework for supporting all students (including those with significant cognitive disabilities) to actively engage with classmates, learn grade-level general education curriculum, and learn other essential skills.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | School Administrators | Technical Assistance Product | Cognitive Disabilities | COVID-19 | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

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

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

In this lesson Carla Jo Whatley, a First Grade Teacher at Ferris Intermediate in Ferris ISD in Texas, illustrates how to use virtual manipulatives within a math lesson synchronously or asynchronously. The collection includes a tip sheet, two video examples, and slides with virtual base ten block practice examples.

Tags: Educators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | STEM

This lessons includes a tip sheet, slides with activities, and supplemental materials that are associated with finding the area of various polygons, the area of circles, and the relationship between the area formulas, as well as a final activity exploring the area of a parallelogram and the area of a circle. This unit was created by Robert Stroud from Westerly Public Schools in Rhode Island to support making the connections between various polygons and their areas rather than just providing formulas to compute.

Tags: Educators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | STEM

This resource focuses on tools for making math notation more accessible to learners through the use of text-to-speech, handwriting recognition and other supports that can be installed on the devices families have at home to support continuity of learning.

Tags: Educators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | STEM

Find tip sheets and blog posts on how to use storybook conversations to engage in STEM learning with young children. The tip sheets include question prompts, related activities, and adaptations.

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

This website from the National Science Foundation, offers STEM activities for learners of all ages that can be practiced online.

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

Resources to Support Teaching & Learning During COVID-19 School Closures - Makes top-rated curricula freely available to districts, and currently features virtual learning plans in both English/Language Arts and Math.

Tags: Educators | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | K-12 | Literacy | STEM

This virtual professional learning community from the Mathematics Leadership Programs offers teachers and administrators support as they transition to online learning. The free collection includes live online training as well as archived videos and other support as needed.

Tags: Educators | Website | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | K-12 | STEM