The Region 7 Comprehensive Center has compiled the following resources for educational organizations and families related to responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources included are focused both on ensuring the safety and health of educators, students and their families and providing for the continuity of learning for students during this time of school closures. Additional resources will be added as they become available, including information and recommendations on re-opening schools and addressing the academic needs of students; the social and emotional needs of students, faculty and staff members, and family members; and the long-term issues related to preventing the disruption of learning in future national, regional, and local emergencies.
Suggestions for what parents can do to support social emotional learning at home.
Tips for teachers and other school professionals on how to prevent and counter bullying behaviors stemming from coronavirus related racism.
This NWEA report uses their MAP test and growth norms to predict the impact of out-of-school learning loss due to COVID-19. The authors found students would return to school having only learned 70% of a prior year’s knowledge in reading and only 50% of a prior year’s mathematics.
These tips, compiled by the American Psychological Association and the National PTA, are aimed at helping parents manage their children’s stress and promote good mental health.
Are you worried about your students during the pandemic? Share these hotline numbers with your students.
Technical assistance packages and webinars provide equitable online learning solutions and strategies for educators to ensure their students have access to virtual learning opportunities.
Psychologists at the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence tell us to be aware of stress and its effects.
This online museum is a learning toolbox full of videos, short inquiries, and constructive experiments for students to explore in a virtual environment.
Project 10 provides a large collection of resources to support teachers, parents, and families in meeting the broad spectrum of educational needs for students with disabilities.
This Website contains teacher guides, sequenced lesson modules, and maps for students to engage in interactive data activities and learn to think like a scientist. It also includes professional development webinars.
This curated collection of online resources include lesson plans, multimedia, text, and maps for educators to teach and students to learn various science and social studies information and concepts.
This resource provides administrators guidance on recruiting students and families to attend summer school. Recommendations of best practices for marketing and communications are provided as well as real world examples.
This REL SE report highlights best practices in planning for a summer reading camp for struggling readers.
Developmental scientists explain the impact of COVID-19 restrictions on adolescents, within the context of the social, emotional and physical changes experienced during the teenage years. This article also offers suggestions for minimizing the effects of social isolation during the pandemic.
This website provides remote learning guidance and a resource library to support education leaders and teachers during the pandemic.
This article offers tips for teachers supporting Special Ed students and their families making the transition to remote learning. It includes suggestions ranging from an emphasis on structure to addressing sensory and movement needs.
The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators website provides webinars and other resources with tips and strategies for teaching online using both synchronous and asynchronous options.
The Association for Career & Technical Education has a series of industry-specific webinars specific to COVID-19 and promising practices for career technical education (CTE) during these uncertain times.
These seven principles of instructional design for remote learning have been developed to maximize learning in a manageable way while also emphasizing the importance of flexibility for both teachers and students in their new “classroom” setting.
ASCD has variety of articles, blogs, and archived webinars to assist administrators in addressing each phase of the COVID-19 outbreak.