Updated October 12, 2020 As schools navigate their options and move to online and distance learning programs during the COVID-19 pandemic, the following resources may help. We will continue to curate resources to add to this page. Please note: The following links and content are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute legal, medical, or other professional advice. The opinions expressed in these resources are those of their respective author(s), and do not necessarily reflect NAIS positions or policies. NAIS does not endorse, promote, or guarantee any products or services referenced in these resources. Tools How will you deliver instruction? See below for helpful tools to support your evolving remote learning plans. How will you deliver content? LMS Schoology Seesaw Canvas Digital Documentation Google classroom Create interactive Google slides with Pear Deck Monitor student engagement within Google docs, sheets and slides with Classwork Zoom Canva for Education Live/recorded video Zoom GoToMeeting Screencast-o-matic Screencastify Loom Collaboration Parlay Padlet Jamboard Explain Everything Assessment EdPuzzle Quizlet Kahoot Google forms Socrative Digital Portfolios Polling Slido Mentimeter Poll Everywhere Digital Citizenship + Wellbeing Commonsense Education Responsive Classroom Content-specific Wide Open School Newsela No Red Ink BrainPop Khan Academy Labster Udemy Smithsonian Learning Lab CA Department of Education’s list of resources that support distance learning Building Community How will you design and create a positive and engaging online environment? See below for ways to support the whole child through remote learning. Stay Healthy Facilitated movement/brain breaks - GoNoodle Mindfulness Ten Percent Happier Headspace Stop, Breath, Think Practice Gratitude The Character Lab The Compliments Project Stay Connected and Focused Challenge Success Resources Student Focus Apps Professional Learning What resources can you leverage to continue to learn about effective remote instruction? See below for organizations’ and schools’ tips and advice on moving to remote learning. Remote Learning Resources for Educators and Administrators GOA One Schoolhouse Mario Framework Stanford Online High School ATLIS weekly townhalls Guiding principles for use of tech w/early learners Strategies for Digital Learning Success - CCL Neuroteach International School Services (ISS) Online Resources Riffa Views International School Online Resources Comprehensive Planning Example: SAAS document Future Ready Schools: Digital Learning Implementation Frameworks U.S. Department of Education: National K12 EdTech Plan U.S. Department of Education: Early Learning and EdTech Teach from Home Toolkit for educators using the Google for Education suite of products Get Setup: Trainings on popular edtech tools for teachers EXPLO Elevate The Learning Accelerator: Remote Learning Excellence: Training for Educators and Leaders Scheduling Calendly Access Comcast EveryoneOn Supporting Learning Differences Remotely Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities Online Education & Website Accessibility webinar recording Understood resources Q&A on serving students with disabilities during coronavirus from U.S. Department of Education Digital Promise: Resources for Supporting Learners with Disabilities Bridging Apps Additional Resources Beehive Productions. Beehive Productions offers courses and resources in creating, practicing, and training for deep community in online spaces. Blending Leadership. Blending Leadership: Six Simple Beliefs for Leading Online and Off provides considerations for school leaders on how to work with faculty. Common Sense: Resources and advice for online learning: Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites Apps That Act Like Math and Science Tutors for Homework Help 6 Research-Backed Sites and Apps That Can Boost Your Kid's Report Card Top Time-Management Apps Video Games You Can Say Yes to After School What to Ask When Your Kid Brings Home a School-Issued Laptop Apps That Help Kids Learn a New Language Poetry Books for Kids of All Ages Books About Coding for Kids How can I tell if an app or a website is really good for learning? What are the pros and cons of online learning? What online learning resources are available to supplement my homeschooling? Oak Meadow: Tips for setting up temporary distance learning at your school.