Schools Districts in the Tulsa Region are responding to COVID-19 closures by communicating rapidly with students and families.
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At Home Resources
Need a list of things to do that are outside of the virtual box? Check out this giant list of ideas of things to do at home with kids.
CommonLit is a resource for upper elementary/secondary educators. There are more than 2,000 high-quality free reading passages for grades 3-12.
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Want to get kids moving? Cosmic Kids Yoga has a ton of videos on their YouTube Channel geared to help us all be a little more mindful.
Dreambox is a gamified, adaptive, online K-8 math program designed to develop mental math strategies (paper/pencil should not be used). It’s currently free.
“Do you want to build a snowman?” Frozen and other Disney favorites are included in this listing of activities that go along with the movies on Disney+.
Facebook Group: Thursday Folder
Thursday Folder is a Facebook Group for Oklahoma students, parents and teachers where you can share educational resources. Join here.
Khan Academy provides free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere. Khan Academy is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems
Mo Willems invites children into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Learners worldwide can draw, doodle and explore new ways of writing by visiting Mo’s studio virtually once a day for the next few weeks. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. Share your photo on social media with the hashtag #MoLunchDoodles! Click here to find out details.
Music Time Fun
MusicFirst Classroom is the only comprehensive learning management system (LMS) for K-12 music education. They are offering MusicFirst Classroom and the full suite of integrated software for free to any school during a closure.
Remote Learning Packets
Here is a link to Uncommon Schools’ Remote Learning Packets across grades K-12.
Scholastic launched Learn at Home and provides daily projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing.
Sown to Grow
Struggling with creating a daily learning schedule? Check out this one by Sown to Grow.
*NEW* TNTP (formerly The New Teacher Project)
TNTP, works to ensure that students have access to the educational opportunities they deserve while schools are closed during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, and when they reopen. On this page, they offer free resources for school system leaders to help navigate the wide range of challenges they’re facing right now—from implementing strong at-home instruction while schools are closed, to working with their teams remotely, to finding virtual solutions to teacher recruitment, staffing, and professional learning.
Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance
Tulsa Regional STEM Alliance created a one-stop shop for STEM resources at home. From Coding to Khan Academy to Pixar in a Box and everything in between, they have you covered.
Tulsa Public Schools
Check out Tulsa Public Schools’ activities and resource page for families. It lists resources by grade level in both English and Spanish.
The Spanish Experiment
In need of translated stories? The Spanish Experience has a plethora of well-known children’s stories translated into Spanish and spoken by native Spanish speakers.
Virtual Learning Coaching Strategies
This tool is meant to help EdConnective coaches find the highest-leverage areas to work on with teachers, along with probing questions to identify which area to focus on first. These tools help provide guidance for check-ins with students across multiple subjects.
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