More COVID 19 Family and Educator Resources

Family/Educator Resources

Social-Emotional Support for Students

Social Stories

  • The Yucky Bug – Link
  • My Coronavirus Story – Easterseals – Link
  • Time to Come In, Bear: A Children’s Story about Social Distancing – Link
  • YouTube Channel with various social stories – Link
    • The New Rules of Keeping My Body in the Group and Out of the Group
    • The Rules of Wearing a Mask
    • Rules! Rules! Rules! Rules for Learning Online!
    • When My Parents are Working From Home
    • My Home is My School
  • Video Chatting – A New Way to Communicate Link
    • Social story to describe video chatting, related emotions, and conversation starters

Social-Emotional Learning 

  • Social Thinking – Free Stuff to Use and Home and School – Link
    • Free resources on social skills and how to teach them! 
      • Read Aloud Books and Thinksheets
      • Video Lessons
      • Free Articles 
      • Free Webinars and Aha! Moments to Teach or Core Concepts and Products
    • New added resources each week!
  • Second Step Social-Emotional Learning Curriculum – Link
    • Free social-emotional learning resources for mental health professionals, educators, and parents to support skill-building for themselves and/or students 

Coping – Parent and Staff Guides

  • Large-Scale Natural Disasters: Helping Children Cope – Link
    • Handout – How to support children
  • Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019
  • Age-Related Reactions to a Traumatic EventLink
  • Supporting Children During Coronavirus (COVID19) – Link
  • Coping in Hard Times: Fact Sheet for Community Organizations and LeadersLink
  • Coping in Hard Times: Fact Sheet for Youth High School and College AgeLink
  • Coping in Hard Times: Fact Sheet for Parents – Link
  • Pandemic Flu Fact Sheet: A Parents’ Guide to Helping Families Cope with a Pandemic Flu
  • Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID-19
  • Anxiety: Helping Handout for School and Home – Link
  • Depression: Helping Handout for Home – Link
  • Sleep Problems: Helping Handout for Home – Link
  • Addressing Grief – Link
    • Brief Facts and Tips, and Related Resources
  • Grief: Helping Handout for School and Home – Link

Healing After Disasters

  • PFA: Parent Tips for Helping Adolescents after Disasters – Link
  • PFA: Parent Tips for Helping Infants and Toddlers after Disasters – Link
  • PFA: Parent Tips for Helping Preschool-Age Children after Disasters – Link
  • PFA: Parent Tips for Helping School-Age Children after Disasters – Link
  • After a Crisis: Helping Young Children Heal – Link

Educational Activities and Supports

Lessons/ Activities

  • My 2020 COVID-19 Time CapsuleLink
    • Printable activity book for kids!
  • Simple Activities for Children and Adolescents – Link
  • Seesaw – Remote Learning – Link
    • Trainings/PD and Resources
  • BrainPOP – Remote LearningLink
    • Lessons and Activities for various subjects
  • Epic! – Remote Learning Link
    • Parent and educator access
    • Books, learning videos, quizzes and more

Teaching Students about Coronavirus – Videos and Fact Sheets

  • Coronavirus Outbreak: How to protect yourself – Kids Learning Cartoon – Dr. Panda Tototime – Link
  • What is Coronavirus? Coronavirus Outbreak  – The Dr. Binocs Show – Peekaboo Kidz – Link
  • Talking to Children About Coronavirus: A Parent Resource
    • English
    • Spanish
    • Amharic, Chinese, Korean, French, Vietnamese, Bahasa, and Udu available on:

Parent/Guardian Distance Learning Supports

  • Parent Guide – Creating a Home Learning Environment (Handout) – Link
  • Daily Schedule (Blank, Printable)Link
  • Engagement and Motivation: Helping Handout for Home – Link
  • Using Praise and Rewards Wisely: Helping Handout for School and Home – Link

Self-Care for Adults

  • Free Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty – Psychology Tools (Adults) – Link
    • Offered in many languages!
  • Self-Care: Dangers of “motivational” pressure – Link
  • Staff ResourcesLink
    • Self-Care Strategies, Meditation and Mindfulness, Free Exercise Opportunities, Arts and Entertainment, and Free Educational Opportunities!
  • Teacher Survival Tips – Dealing with Physical Distancing (Short Handout)Link
  • Care For Your Coronavirus Anxiety ToolkitLink
    • Online toolkit/website with information and activities (e.g., meditations) to address anxiety
  • That Discomfort You’re Feeling is Grief  – Harvard Business Review Article Link
  • Teacher NewsletterLink
    • Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety (for you, students, or parents)
    • Talking about COVID-19 With Students
    • Examples of Child-Friendly Language You Can Use about COVID-19
  • FACE COVID – How to respond effectively to the Corona crisis (e-book) – Link
  • Wellness: 6 tips for taking care of yourself during this stressful time – Link
  • Taking Care of Yourself – Link
  • Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis: The Importance of Care for Caregivers – Tips for Administrators and Crisis Teams – Link
  • Care for Caregivers: Tips for Families and Educators – Link
  • Support for Teachers Affected by Trauma (STAT) Training Program Link
    • Geared toward pre-k through 12th grade teachers
    • Five online modules that explore the concepts of secondary trauma, risk factors associated with susceptibility to STS, the impact of STS across multiple life domains, and tangible self-care skills.
    • Self-paced training 

Distance Learning Supports (Teachers/Staff)

  • Learning and Teaching Online and From HomeLink
    • Expert advice, tips, and resources from Connections Academy online school educators
  • Using Praise and Rewards Wisely: Helping Handout for School and Home – Link
  • Anxiety: Helping Handout for School and Home – Link
  • Grief: Helping Handout for School and Home – Link
  • Seesaw – Remote Learning – Link
    • Trainings/PD and Resources
  • BrainPOP – Remote LearningLink
    • Lessons and Activities for various subjects

Addressing Harassment and Bullying

  • US Department of EducationLink
    • Letter and resources to address stereotyping, harassment and bullying
  • Countering Coronavirus Stigma and Racism: Tips for Teacher and Other Educators – Link
  • Countering Coronavirus Stigma and Racism: Tips for Parent and Caregivers

Crisis Supports

Suicide

  • Comprehensive School Suicide Prevention in a Time of Distance Learning – Link
  • Preventing Youth Suicide: Tips for Parents and Educators
  • Suicidal Thinking and Threats: Helping Handout for Home – Link

Emergency Management and Response

  • Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS)Link
    • Guidance, resources, tools, and training 
  • The PREPaRE Model, Crisis Intervention, and Global Pandemic –

Source

Source found on FaceBook: Copy of Family and Educator Resources for COVID-19 (PDF)

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