Digital Learning Resources for Educators and Parents

FEA has collected a number of resource for educators and parents to engage in education and distance learning while Florida’s schools are closed due to the COVID pandemic.

For Educators

For Parents

NEA’s Education and Policy Practice Tools & Resources

For your convenience, the tools & resources listed below are reproduced from the Digital Learning and COVID-19 (PDF, 174K) written by NEA’s Education and Policy Practice team.

Free Tools for Schools Dealing with Corona

This Google Doc has compiled companies that have announced enhanced or free services to schools as they deal with COVID-19-related closures.

COVID-19 Resource List

The National Network of State Teachers of the Year created this Google Sheet, which encompasses online resources, relevant strategies and articles, considerations for educators, and a list of what conversations are looking like in schools and districts across the country.

Common Sense Media’s Education EdTech Tools List

This robust library of more than 3,500 tools encompasses all P-12 grade levels and a variety of subject areas.

Top 25 Learning Tools for When School is Closed

Tech & Learning compiled their list of sites, platforms, and online resources that support remote learning when school is closed.

105 Tools for Distance Learning & Strategies for Student Engagement

The Albert team provides a comprehensive list of helpful learning tools, information on common benefits and drawbacks of remote learning, and a few strategies for keeping students engaged while remote.

Tech Against Coronavirus

This list encompasses a wide variety of software solutions to maintain collaboration and work remotely with your team.

Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions Due to School Closings

This spreadsheet includes more than 100 education companies offering free services to educators during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Navigating Uncertain Times: How Schools Can Cope with Coronavirus

ISTE and EdSurge published this set of tools – including articles, podcasts, webinars, and community resources – for helping schools navigate the difficulty of dealing with coronavirus.

NEA’s Education and Policy Practice Strategies

For your convenience, the strategy links listed below are reproduced from the Digital Learning and COVID-19 (PDF, 174K) written by NEA’s Education and Policy Practice team.

6 Lessons Learned About Remote Learning During the Coronavirus Outbreak

This article provides best practices related to digital learning to ensure quality and engaging instruction during the suspension of face-to-face learning during the COVID-10 pandemic.

A Coronavirus Outreach Plan: 5 Steps for District Leaders

Included in this article are five action steps to help school leaders craft an effective outreach plan for dealing with COVID-19.

10 Strategies for Online Learning During a Coronavirus Outbreak

This article includes best ideas from educators from around the world, many of whom have already been teaching during coronavirus closures.

NEA’s Education and Policy Practice Higher Education Resources

For your convenience, the resources listed below are reproduced from the Digital Learning and COVID-19 (PDF, 174K) written by NEA’s Education and Policy Practice team.

8 Tips for Setting Up and Teaching Online Classes During Coronavirus Closures

This article provides a step-by-step guide on how to prepare for and teaching in Higher Education from one’s online introductory video to assisting students who are having difficulty adjusting to the transition.

7 Guidelines for Successful Teaching Online

Similarly, this article provides tips for online teaching in higher education; however, it also provides guidelines on ‘active’ learning, group assignments, and multimedia assignments.

Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education: Plan, Prepare and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019

This CDC document provides guidance for Higher Education administrators of public and private institutions prevent the spread of COVID-19 among students, staff, and faculty.

Preparing for Emergency Online Teaching

The Chronicle of Higher Education provides resource guides that walks instructors through different scenarios, including complex ones, such as how to replicate lab activities online.

How to Make Your Online Pivot Less Brutal

This article provides tips, best practices, and encouragement for higher education faculty to provide engaging pedagogy regardless of one’s comfort level with online teaching.

Digital Learning Resources for Educators and Parents

Resources for engaging students during the school closure

Q&As for Florida Educators

Common questions about school closures, testing, students with IEPs, evaluations, certifications and more.

Q&As and Resources for Parents

Common questions and resources for parents — including links for meals for students in need.

Advocacy Updates for

Ways for members to take action to protect students, educators, healthcare professionals and working people.

Member Benefit Resources and Links

Overview of the additional resources our benefit partners are providing to help members deal with the COVID pandemic.

AFL-CIO Survival Guide for Unemployment

A PDF guide for working people facing unemployment.

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