Maintaining Relationships in a Time of Social Distancing

A toolbox offers tips and actions for helping teachers maintain relationships with families despite social distancing, such as: • Reflecting on any assumptions they might have about how families “should” educate or care for their children during isolation. • Reaching all their students’ families in their home languages through apps such as Talking Points (free …

Parent COVID-19 Communication Log

A simple way to ensure that school staff collect vital information on family/student well-being during check-ins and identify those who need additional support (AMLE’s COVID-19 Resource Center).

The Field Guide for Accelerating Learning, Equity and Well-Being

The Field Guide provides LEAs with tools to reflect on key lessons learned from 2020, plan a safe return to campus, respond to logistical needs of scheduling, develop effective communication plans, create continuity of learning, facilitate goal-setting, gain inspiration for what lies ahead, and more. It also includes a Personalized Planning tool.

Engaging Parents and Families to Support the Recovery of Districts and Schools

One in a series aimed at providing K-12 education decision makers and advocates with an evidence base to ground discussions about how to best serve students during and following the novel coronavirus pandemic. This brief provides strategies to consider and to avoid in regards to: How can schools and districts support families in their diverse …

Family Engagement Resources in Spanish

Research-backed and culturally relevant materials including a Webinar: Distance Learning with Common Sense: Equitable Distance Learning for English Learners

Learning Hero Roadmap

A bilingual “roadmap” parents can use to help keep their children on track with math, reading, life skills, and more while school is closed.