Here is a list of resources for educators to help with learning in the time of COVID-19. This article is from the Learning Policy Institute and on Forbes. Please see the categories below for a list of resources for:

  • Educators
  • Parents
  • Social-emotional learning
  • Supporting students with exceptional needs
  • Supporting English learners.

Online Learning Resources for Educators

Online Learning Resources for Parents

Social-Emotional Learning

Supporting Students With Exceptional Needs

  • The Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities has a wealth of resources focused on making online learning more accessible, engaging, and effective for students with disabilities.
  • Common Sense Media has curated a list of the Best Special Education Applications and Websites based on recommendations by educators who work with students with special needs. Applications support the development of academic and social-emotional skills, as well as sites to assist teachers in providing differentiated learning opportunities.
  • The Council for Exceptional Children has developed COVID-19 Information for Special Educators, including a forum for members on how to adapt IEP services during school closures and a link to a resource page developed by the Council of Administrators of Special Education (CASE). 
  • The New York City Department of Education offers suggested activities and strategies for families to support Diverse Learning at Home for Special Populations. Resources include links for assistive technology support, as well as specific occupational, physical, and speech therapy activities for students as young as preschool. 
  • The State Educational Technology Directors Association offers strategies and resources on its site for ensuring that online learning supports students with Individualized Education Plans.

Supporting English Learners