COVID-19 and Virtual Learning Tips & Resources

Covid Information and Support Resources:
    1. Caring for and Talking to Children about COVID (CDC)
    2. Keeping Children Healthy While School's Out (CDC)
    3. Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation during an Infectious Disease Outbreak (SAMHSA)
    4. Helping Kids Cope While Sheltering in Place (American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry)
    5. How Germs Spread & Proper Handwashing Video (Mark Rober)             
Mental Health/Mindfulness/Social-Emotional Resources:
    1. Tips to Manage Anxiety and Stress (Anxiety & Depression Association of America)
    2. Signs of Depression During Covid-19 (Child Mind Institute)
    3. How Mindfulness Can Help During COVID-19 (Child Mind Institute)                          
    4. Managing Anxiety Around COVID-19 (Brown University Video)                                             
    5. Helping Children Cope with Changes Resulting from COVID-19 (National Association of School Psychiatrists)
    6. About Child Trauma  (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)                                                     
    7. Taking Care of Yourself Tip Sheet  (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)
    8. Coping in Hard Times:  Fact Sheet for Parents (National Child Traumatic Stress Network)
    9. Gratitude Journal Prompts: Free Journal Templates   (The Kitchen Table Classroom)
    10. Mental Health Apps for Coping & Online Self-Injury Resources
Technology & Virtual Learning Resources
    1. Help Your Child Do Schoolwork at Home (Education Modified)
    2. COVID-19 and Online Learning - Tips for Parents (Children & Screens)
    3. Apps That Act Like Math and Science Tutors for Homework Help (Common Sense Media)
    4. A Parent's Guide to Virtual Learning: 4 Actions To Improve your Child's Experience with Online Learning
    5. Tips for Successful  Interactive Video Calls/Lessons
    6. Parent Tutorial Video:  How to use Google Classroom
Learning & Activity Resources:
    1. Low-Tech DIY Strategies for Learning Difficulties
    2. 17 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused  
    3. Online At-Home Library-Bookshare (10,000+ free books)
    4. Resources for Keeping Schedules and Setting Goals at Home
    5. Virtual Field Trips   (Discovery Education)
    6. Kahn Academy: Free Live Online Classes for ages
    7. Learn to Draw Online: Free Online Drawing Websites
    8. Creative Writing Prompts for Kids: 150+ Pgs Free Prompts 
    9. Virtual Field Trips to Science Museums
    10. Summer activity guide   Ages 10-12
    11. Summer activity guide  Ages 13-15
    12. Summer activity guide  Ages 16-18
    13. Resources for Families and Programs During School Closures-Master LIst