COVID-19 Resources

We are using this space to share resources that we hope will help families and teachers to support children and themselves during the COVID-19 crisis.

Available Resources

Kentucky video on talking to children about coronavirus

Kentucky video on talking to children about coronavirus

The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services has created this 6 minute video of a parent talking with a middle-school aged child about how to respond to the coronavirus crisis. To see more of our COVID-19 Resources, click the ...
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Map of free meal locations for Bay Area schoolchildren

An interdisciplinary team of Stanford students created a virtual map showing where local schoolchildren can receive free meals during school closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Meal pickup locations are being set up around the country -- check with your ...
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Creating routines for kids at home due to school closures

This recent Time magazine article offers tips for creating daily routines to keep young children engaged and learning while out of school. In addition to laying out a framework based on school schedules, the article offers specific activity suggestions for ...
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Zoom videoconferencing

This commercial videoconferencing program is offering free access during the coronavirus pandemic. You can create a login to meet individually or with groups for up to 40 minutes. Webcam and microphone are required. The Zoom website also offers video tutorials, ...
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BrainPop Jr.

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 ...
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BrainPop

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 -- ...
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Guide to well-being during coronavirus

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 ...
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Just for kids: A comic exploring the new Coronavirus

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: ...
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Something Strange Happened in My City

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: ...
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COVID-19 resources from Understood

COVID-19 resources from Understood

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 ...
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