COVID-19 Online Learning Resources and FAQ
We are compiling some of the best resources and exemplars for schools and families preparing for online learning in response to COVID-19
updated: June 10, 2020
Even though we don’t know exactly what the next school year is going to look like, we can now plan for remote learning. As scary as that might be, I think if we frame it the right way, it is exciting and presents a lot of new opportunities.
The more opportunities students have to communicate and collaborate with their peers online, the more likely they are to stay engaged in the learning happening online.
Social and emotional learning (SEL) skills aren’t core content, but they’re the core of all content. According to the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), these skills include how to “understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.”
As COVID-19 spreads rapidly in the United States, schools and districts are facing difficult decisions around how to protect their students and staff while continuing to prioritize learning and equity.
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As schools are starting to take necessary precautions for the health and safety of their students, we at STEM Fuse want to let you know that we are here to help and support in anyway that we can. Here are some different ways that our courses are structured to help during this time. All M-DCPS teachers have access!
TeachPulse is a free tool that allows educators to create role-play scenarios for students that enhance their ability to communicate, collaborate, and be #workforceready.
The purpose of this group is to share educational resources and support each other as a community of educators. Have you tried this resource before? Did you like it? Hate it? What were the good, bad, and ugly? Interested in trying it out? Let us know how it goes.
Sick of shows that don’t stimulate your mind? Check out our list of over 150 educational shows on Netflix! Use them in your homeschool or just for fun!
HERE’S THE ENTIRE LIST OF EDUCATION COMPANIES OFFERING FREE SUBSCRIPTIONS DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSINGS
2020 Parent’s Guide to Google Classroom
Scholastic Learn at Home – Free online teaching resources and strategies to talk to preK and kindergarten students
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The Coronavirus is putting pressure on families, now more than ever, to build relationships long-distance. We built Caribu for kids ages 0-7 to have a more engaging video-call with parents who traveled and grandparents who lived far away.
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Tips for Moving to Online Teaching During a Pandemic