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.
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This tipsheet includes suggestions and resources to help you take care of yourself so you can support your child.
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.
Use this visual choice board to help young children select and use a classroom greeting while maintaining social distancing.
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.
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.
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.
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!
This scripted story helps to explain to children the how, why, and when of wearing face masks.
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.
In this webinar, Susan Barrett highlights the challenges presented by the current context and emphasizes the importance of supporting the social and emotional needs of all. She shares specific suggestions for supporting students, promoting staff wellness, and compassionately navigating the current context.
Resources on self-care, mindfulness, and self-compassion for families. Includes a recording of a presentation by a family consultant for the Arkansas Project for Children and Youth with Sensory Impairments.
Students’ emotions may be running high and low with distance learning. This resource offers strategies and tools to help students and their families communicate and manage emotions to engage in meaningful learning.
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.
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.