Continuity of Learning During COVID-19 Resource Database

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This recorded webinar addresses challenges in supporting families to help their children with learning activities or conducting intervention within routines using technology.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

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.

Tags: Educators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

Programs can use this form to gather information from families as to the impact from the pandemic and best ways to support the child and family.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Family and Community Engagement | 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

STEP, the Parent Training and Information Center in Tennessee released an easy-to-use Return to School Planning Guide to help families prepare for how their children with disabilities will receive the services and supports outlined in their IEPs. A Spanish version of the guide can also be found on the STEP website.

Tags: Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

These videos illustrate how parents and grandparents can implement the NCII reading and mathematics sample lessons to provide additional practice opportunities. In addition to the video examples, a tip sheet is available to help parents implement the lessons.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

This video and tip sheets provide an example and strategies for how educators can implement the NCII reading and mathematics sample lessons through virtual learning. The video illustrates a sample lesson using explicit instruction principles being delivered by an educator virtually and the tip sheets provide considerations for educators delivering instruction and how they can collaborate with families to provide additional practice opportunities using the sample lessons.

Tags: Educators | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

This resource was developed by a coalition of projects that are funded by the Office of Special Education Programs in response to requests from state and local educational agencies and parents about how to hold and participate in virtual individualized education program (IEP) meetings. While intended to meet a need during the COVID-19 pandemic, the content is designed to have broader applications.

Tags: Educators | Health/Related Services Providers | Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

This Voices From the Field piece includes a discussion with Laura Hamby and Ann Jolly from the Exceptional Children department in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools about how they have addressed teaching and learning challenges related to COVID-19 restrictions. They shared some of the strategies they implemented during Spring 2020 to support special educators in their districts to meet the needs of students with disabilities and their families.

Tags: Educators | Local/District Agencies | Webinar | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

School is starting or just around the corner! Here are some tips for families and teachers to prepare for the first week of school, whether it be in-person, online, or hybrid learning.

Tags: Educators | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Distance and Remote Learning | Family and Community Engagement

Learning in quarantine is emotional work! Here are some strategies and tools to help families and their children communicate and manage emotions during this time of transition.

Tags: Parent/Families | Technical Assistance Product | COVID-19 | Family and Community Engagement | Mental Health and Social & Emotional Supports

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

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

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

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