Resources

Mitigating The Spread Of The Coronavirus While Maintaining Quality Education

Students, parents, and educators are feeling the extraordinary ripple effect of the coronavirus as schools shut down and quarantine methods are ordered amidst the public health emergency. In this series, we want to share best practices from our community and how our educators and innovators are managing school shutdowns, distance learning and more. Veeraiah Kummari a High School Teacher in Oberursel, Germany, and Dr. Tyler S. Thigpen, Co-Founder at The Forest School, share their plans on how to mitigate the spread of the virus while maintaining personal connection, clarity, and collaboration through e-learning.

6 Lessons Learned About Remote Learning During the Coronavirus Outbreak

This article provides best practices related to digital learning to ensure quality and engaging instruction during the suspension of face-to-face learning during the COVID-10 pandemic. Source: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/DigitalEducation/2020/03/covid_19_online_learning_school_district.html?cmp=eml-enl-tl-news2&M=59087541&U=&UUID=01dcd693caa68be00b4baf292fc7d783

Remote learning with Khan Academy during school closures

This blog post from Khan Academy provides resources for schools, teachers, and parents.  Source: https://www.khanacademy.org/about/blog/post/611770255064350720/remote-learning-with-khan-academy-during-school

Family Activities

This list provides activities for the whole family–from crafts and games to creative ways of using Legos. Source: https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/category/kids-activities/family-activities/

Duolingo

The best new way to learn a language. Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up.

Bring the World to Your Classroom

This curated collection of free learning resources from NHPBS and PBS includes standards-aligned videos, interactive content, lesson plans, and more, for all grade levels. Source: https://nhpbs.pbslearningmedia.org/

Free Rice

Originially started to help students practice for the SAT, Free Rice Trivia donates rice through students playing trivia.

105 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student Engagement

The Albert team provides a comprehensive list of helpful learning tools, information on common benefits and drawbacks of remote learning, and a few strategies for keeping students engaged while remote.