04/15/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/13/2020 18:11
Signature Partner Education Elements has created a webpage of resources -- Educating through COVID-19 that includes webinars on leadership, virtual learning, and teacher retention; facilitated drop-in chats; and 1:1 office hours for K-12 leaders.
Signature Partner Social Sentinel wants to help our New York State districts by offering access to their full language analytics platform at significantly reduced cost. If you are interested then please contact at [email protected] or 802-861-1377.
Signature Partner SuperEval compiled a list of free resources for superintendents to pass along to their teachers. The list includes educational grade-level appropriate games, PD, remote learning tools, assessment resources, e-books, videos and more. SuperEval hopes this list is helpful to your district.
Signature Partner Thoughtexchangehas made their platform Thoughtexchange free for educational leaders to use for conversations around COVID-19. All the details (and sign up for those who want it) are here: https://www.thoughtexchange.com/keep-people-connected/.
As K-12 and higher education institutions around the world adopt remote learning, Diamond Partner Apple has new resources to support you.There are curated collections in the App Store featuring remote learning apps for institutions and educators, apps to learn and study from home, and apps that work with Schoolwork.
Gold Partner Discovery Education is offering free access to the Discovery Education Experience to those schools and school systems currently experiencing closures. Complete thisExperience Access Request Form to request access. Discovery Education has also created athought-leadership series around cultivating equity during this unprecedented time of school closures. First one begins on April 16, 2020.
Silver Partner Better Lesson's instructional coaches have compiled a collection of tips, resources, and recommendations to support educators in planning and implementing remote learning. They are also offering a free Interactive Virtual Learning session.
Silver Partner Dream Box Learningis offering 90 day free trials of DreamBox Math through April 30th so kids can keep on learning, even if they're not in school. 100% of lessons are available in both English and Spanish and we are aligned with New York state standards. Superintendents can share this link with parents to have them register for this no-obligation free trial. Parents can send reports to their teachers to keep them updated on student progress. Existing member districts can receive free Dreambox licensesuntil the end of the June 2020.
Silver Partner eSpark Learning is offering free accounts (no credit cards or commitments!) to support ongoing student learning at home. eSpark differentiates K-5 reading and math with activities kids love, and is a great way for students to be challenged at a level that's right for them! For administrators looking to start a free school trial link here! Parents can sign up free here.
Silver Partner Intralogic Solutions is helping districts to protect buildings and deter crime by providing two weeks of 24/7 no-cost Event Driven Remote Camera Monitoring to all current clients. These services provide important piece of mind and, should an incident occur the District contact(s) will be notified immediately. Read more about this service here!
Silver Partner iTutor is offering their virtual academy to school districts at a very low cost until June 2020. In this model, districts can use the iTutor platform (whiteboard) to bring information their administration, teachers, and students.
In response the COVID-19 outbreak Silver Partner LeChase and AECC Environmental Consulting formed a strategic joint venture to be able to provide turnkey solutions for disinfection, decontamination and building modifications to help districts prevent the spread of the virus as well as address impacted areas.
Silver Partner Rethink Ed is committed to supporting social-emotional wellness during school closures by providing districts with preventative health measures tool kitthat includes webinars, whitepapers, tips and strategies for supporting your entire community during this time of uncertainty. They will offer free access to their online Social Emotional Learning Suitethrough the remainder of the school year. In addition, they developed a Distance Learning Series for parents, communities, care givers, teachers and administratorsthat will consist of live trainings and webinars covering Social Emotional Learning, Mental Health and Special Education beginning on Monday, March 30th. They also have Webinar: Voices from the Field -- Educating Children with Disabilities During the COVID-19 Era on April 15th..
Silver Partner Right At School has developed anew parent website called Right At School @ Home to support students and parents during this strange new time. It has fun and easy educational activities, as well as stories from families across the country. Activities and posts are added each week, and interested parents can sign up for the Friday newsletter.
Silver Partner Right Reason Technologies is offering free use of their eLearning / Distance Learning and Planning solutions. They can help answer the questions around HS Seniors, Credit Recovery, Credit Advancement, Summer School and more. Contact them at 631-909-2273 or [email protected]
Silver Partner Winsor Learning Partnerships are providing a new series of online professional development workshops for educators at no cost. Sessions will be delivered by Winsor's Orton-Gillingham certified reading specialists. Your team members can sign up for any of the professional development workshops here. New sessions added weekly. All sessions are first come, first served. In addition, Winsor is providing three weeks of lesson plansthat parents can use to teach and reinforce progress in reading for their children, grades K-5 at no cost.
Dr. Covey always shared that the 7 Habits work best when faced with a challenge. With this in mind, everyone's leadership is more important now than ever. Because most schools are turning to virtual instruction during this time, Franklin Covery Education has created several resources available on Leader in Me Online for schools ot access, free of charge. You can also access complimentary webinar series for Principals based on the 7 Habitsand a leadership series for superintendents.