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BrainPop Jr.

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

This online learning program for children in grades K-3 is offering free access during school closures. Find games, videos, and interactive lessons on Health, Science, Reading & Writing, Math, Arts and Technology. Simply click the “Request Access” button at the top of the home screen to use these resources during school closure. https://jr.brainpop.com

BrainPop

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

Find engaging learning games, animated movies, and activities in a variety of subjects including Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Arts & Music, Health & SEL, Engineering & Tech. This online learning program is offering free access during school closures — simply click the “Request Access” button at the top of the home page. https://www.brainpop.com

Guide to well-being during coronavirus

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

Greater Good’s Guide to Well-Being During Coronavirus includes practices, resources, and articles for individuals, parents, and educators. This online magazine from the Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley includes resources for dealing with anxiety, helping teenagers deal with social isolation, coping strategies for parents and for educators, and much more. Check … Continue reading Guide to well-being during coronavirus

Just for kids: A comic exploring the new Coronavirus

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

Image source: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus This  comic for kids helps them to explore and understand coronavirus, based on what experts say kids may want to know. It’s part of National Public Radio’s (NPR’s) Goats and Soda health blog.  NPR: Just for Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus To see more of our COVID-19 Resources, click the … Continue reading Just for kids: A comic exploring the new Coronavirus

Something Strange Happened in My City

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

A social story for parents, guardians, and educators to read together to help children aged 3-8 understand coronavirus, reassure their safety, and learn about people working to fight the virus. Something Strange Happened in My City (PDF booklet) Image source: https://fdafdaa5-78a3-4b52-a60c-bbc1ed5e8667.filesusr.com/ugd/d4e6d3_94633e79af82468b8adc6edcc362ea41.pdf To see more of our COVID-19 Resources, click the “COVID-19” button below.

COVID-19 resources from Understood

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

Understood.com has developed resources on: how to talk with kids about coronavirus, strategies for learning at home, activities to keep kids busy at home, and information about disability issues at the workplace. Go to: https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/coronavirus-latest-updates To see more of our COVID-19 Resources, click the “COVID-19” button below.

Talking to kids about Coronavirus

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

Image source: https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/ This 4-minute video from Child Mind Institute features Dr. Jamie Howard, their Director of Trauma and Resilience Service, offering tips for parents on how to handle the topic of coronavirus with their children. The tips are also offered in text form. Talking to Kids About Coronavirus Video: https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/ To see more of … Continue reading Talking to kids about Coronavirus

How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

Image source: https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus/ This March 6, 2020 blog post from PBS Kids describes ways that parents can explain to young children the coronavirus outbreak, what it means for them, and how they can contribute to stopping the spread by being a “germ buster.” The blog also includes links to specific children’s TV episodes that address … Continue reading How to talk to your kids about Coronavirus

Need help with your elevator speech? 

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

It can be challenging to make the case for a new intervention program, research initiative, or general behavior support. There is a lot of information to convey, but you usually don’t have much time to make your case to your administrators/team/community. Our senior researchers have done it for you! We’ve added a series of brief, 1-3 … Continue reading Need help with your elevator speech? 

Check out our new Resources section!

Authors : Elaine Mulligan

Need quick, digestible information on supporting student behavior? We have a bunch of goodies for you! Our new Resources section offers infographics and brief videos full of just-in-time strategies and tips for classroom teachers.  Go to the new Resources page!