Tag: COVID-19

Solutions-Based Nonprofit Offering Next-Generation Fellowship Program for Educators

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mindSpark Learning (mSL), a Denver-based national nonprofit, has announced the launch of mSL futureS, a 10-month next generation educator fellowship program. mSL futureS is designed to prepare educators to accept and embrace ambiguities through free resilience and futures thinking training. The first trimester begins July 15.  Participants must register in teams of three to...

Translators without Borders Combats Infodemic with Language Resources

Translators without Borders (TWB), a non-profit organization that offers language and translation support to agencies around the world, is offering free language resources during the pandemic. "COVID-19 has triggered a global response by governments, aid agencies, and health workers. The pandemic is fueled by what the WHO calls an 'infodemic.' People aren’t getting...

Parental Guidance Required

The unexpected transition to remote learning brought on by COVID-19 has led to a newfound respect amid both parents and teachers. Between teachers scurrying to prepare virtual lesson plans and curriculums and parents juggling multiple children, jobs, and housework, each party has their own...

PBL Company Creates New eBook to Combat COVID Slide

The COVID-19 school closures have caused many parents and caregivers to wonder whether their children have fallen behind in learning, and how they might catch up. To support these families, PBLWorks has created a free eBook with ideas and resources designed to help parents re-engage their children in learning throughout the summer. “This Teachable...

Language Learning Website Offering No-Cost Access to Teachers

Señor Wooly is offering teachers two weeks of free access to its premium online platform for Spanish language learning. The offer applies to new, expired, and existing users and is not limited to those who have been affected by school closures. The company is also offering free one-hour training webinars on how to use its platform, as...

No-Cost Summer School Options

K12, Inc. announced that it is providing more than 150 summer courses to students across the country. The company's summer programs will give new and returning students the opportunity to experience a ready-built online learning platform as they look forward to the school year ahead. “This summer in particular, parents are eager to find...

Virtual Summer Journey Program

Catapult Learning announced the launch of its new Virtual Summer Journey program. The K-12 Virtual Summer Journey offers educational opportunities and activities designed to prepare students for success in the fall by reinforcing foundational skills that have been lost due to disrupted learning time. In light of COVID-19’s impact on in-person learning, the company...

Digital Curriculum & PD Summer Learning Initiative

Discovery Education announced the launch of its new Summer of Learning initiative. Designed for all learners, the Summer of Learning initiative features a collection of grab-and-go lessons and at-home student activities, as well as on-demand professional development for educators. Users of Discovery Education's digital services can find this new content here.

Six Keys to Success

We find ourselves in unprecedented times as the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down our schools for an indefinite amount of time. As educators, we are scrambling to adapt to what distance learning means and how to best serve our students. In the past few weeks, many teachers have been bombarded with thousands...

Solutions-Based Nonprofit Offers Tools and Community

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mindSpark Learning is offering a free online toolkit to educators affected by COVID-related school closures. The online toolkit contains: A series that focuses on creating strategic plans for your school or district for the upcoming school yearRecurring, short how-to videos with quick tips and tricks for immediate use in your virtual classroomDistance/remote learning FAQ30-min...
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