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).

Ongoing Communication Reflection Tool

A simple Excel document that helps educators reflect on their efforts to build trusting relationships and meaningful partnerships with families through ongoing communication.

What is Lesson Study?

Teachers can plan, execute, and reflect on a hybrid lesson. In a large school, they might all plan the same lesson. In a smaller school where no teachers teach the same grade/subject, they might simply use some of the same strategies for building student engagement and interaction and then reflect on the results.

Planning Guidance for Hybrid Teaching

This one-pager provides guiding questions and a quick activities checklist for districts and schools to use with teachers providing hybrid instruction (adapted by FHI 360 from An Introduction to Hybrid Teaching, College of DuPage)

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