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.
Bell Schedule Builder
A free tool to help school and district leaders experiment with their bell schedule, keep track of instructional minutes and visualize how changes to the bell schedule impact the student and staff experience.
Planning Procedures for Supportive Environments
A tool to develop clear and consistent procedures and routines that help all young people feel safe to interact and engage in learning.
Distance Learning Schedules: The Ultimate Guide for Teachers
Sample schedules for teachers to balance the different set of demands that come with remote learning.
Compilation of Fully Remote-Schedules
Sample schedule models collected with input from educational experts from across the country. Includes: Middle and high school block and period schedules with flex time (slides 6-9).
Distance Learning Plan
Sample student and staff schedules from a district highlighted by the Center for Public Research and Leadership at Columbia University. Includes: Secondary student schedule (slide 4) and Instructional staff schedule (slide 5).
A Science of Learning Guide to Education Technology: Mapping EdTech Products to Teaching Needs
A guide designed to help teachers use education technology in the most effective way possible. It does this by mapping ed tech tools onto the most promising research on how the student brain learns, works, changes, and thrives.