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Resources for parents and teachers

Occupational Therapy Resources

These fabulous occupational therapists created a Google doc of occupational therapy activities and links to sites with resources parents can use in the home. The activities are designed to be easy for parents to use- like a visual perceptual activity of sorting playing cards by suit and color.

Buffalo State School Away from School

Buffalo State’s School of Education has created a beautiful and well organized resource bank for school away from school. They have sample schedules for students and families, advice for parents on things like creating your new normal, and resources for academic subjects, movement, cooking and health, music and art, and more. The site has only …

Zinn Education Project

Zinn is a free resource bank of history materials, lessons, and activities for students modeled on Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States. Resources can be filtered by grade level, time period, resource type, and theme. Lessons include articles to read, questions for students, and handouts. Resources are heavily biased towards the upper …

Little Sponges

Little Sponges is an interactive, dual language curriculum for English, Spanish, French, German, Chinese, and Russian. In every activity, there is a character speaking the non-English language and one speaking the English one. The program works both for English speakers wanting to learn an additional language and for non-English speakers wanting to learn English with …

TeachTown

TeachTown provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) aligned curriculum and resources for students with intellectual disabilities and Autism. Most of their products are designed to be used by Speech and Language Pathologists or special education teachers but call also be used by parents. They have a play curriculum for young children, middle and elementary school social …

Epic

Epic is a digital library for students with over 40,000 titles. As students read books, they earn badges and their reading progress is tracked. Students can also take quizzes on books and have some books read to them as the words are highlighted. Epic also has educational videos on books, authors, and other topics like …

Go Noodle

Looking for physical activities to do in the home? Go Noodle has movement, mindfulness, and yoga videos for students as well as downloadable resources and recommendations for offline activities. Resources are available in Spanish as well as English. They even have games for phones/devices that are designed to tired kids out and to leave them …

ReadTheory

ReadTheory is a free and interactive reading comprehension program. Students begin the program with a ten question pretest that determines their baseline reading level for the program. Then they are given leveled passages to read and answer multiple choice questions on. When they get the question right, they get a knowledge point. When they get …

New Kent Distance Learning

New Kent County Public Schools in Virginia has pulled together grade level packets for each grade level that can be printed and do not rely on internet access. There are pages and pages of grade-level activities that do not rely on wifi or access to devices– although parents would need to print them!

Go Open VA

Go Open VA is a searchable database of open source educational resources compiled by Virginia teachers. There are categories for each subject, standard, and grade level. The resources are geared at teachers– more specifically teachers with physical access to students– and it isn’t clear how many of the activities would translate to distance learning or …

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