From the Brookings Institute’s Playbook for Family-School Engagement: “The tools include: A contextualization checklist of the steps for adapting the tools to a specific context and to other actors. A short parent survey that can also be adapted to other stakeholders, such as students. A short teacher survey that can also be adapted to other stakeholders, such as school …
Family Friendly Website Checklist
“This checklist is designed to aid schools in updating and creating professional school websites to meet student, family and community needs, while addressing ADA accessibly standards.”
Education in a Pandemic: The Disparate Impacts of COVID-19 on America’s Students
This Report from the US Department of Education tells part of a developing story by offering a series of snapshots from mid-March 2020, when many schools shifted abruptly to remote learning, to mid-April 2021. This developing story prompts eleven observations about how widely—and inequitably—the pandemic appears to have impacted America’s students during this time. The …
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NCAN Resources: High Schools Can Change Students’ Postsecondary Pathways
Ready to Create, Change, or Improve a District or School’s Postsecondary Practices? This site offers many resources and supports to get you started. It also reviews Key Approaches for Supporting Postsecondary Transitions including; Transforming Postsecondary Advising Using Data to Educate Students and Inform Services Increasing FAFSA Completion Reducing Summer Melt and Ensuring Matriculation
Practitioner Toolkit: Communicating About Reopening Measures with Families
Translation tools (Parabola Project): Includes: Google Translate; Yandex; Google Meet; and Skype.
Accommodations, Modifications, and Intervention at a Distance
An article that provides helpful steps schools can take to support students who have IEPs in remote-learning settings through modifications and interventions.
Differentiation in the Online Classroom
A 21-minute webinar that shows a variety of differentiation strategies in action.
20 Tips for Teaching an Accessible Online Course
Twenty guidelines, along with links to resources, that provide a good starting place when designing an accessible course. The tips include how to create accessible videos for free.