Guidance on remote assessment during the COVID-10 pandemic.
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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.
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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.
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.
Read an exciting new book each month, hand-picked by Bookshare staff, and then join a Zoom discussion to share your thoughts and reactions.
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.
Visit Bookshare’s back to school resources for teachers. Resources include technology tips and guides, lessons learned from other teachers, shortcut guides, and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This recorded webinar addresses challenges in supporting families to help their children with learning activities or conducting intervention within routines using technology.
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.
Scripted story to help families explain to children why they have to stay home during the pandemic.