My Pinterest page is full of fun ideas for the classroom and teaching through a pandemic and online:
Dr. Shipley's Pinterest Page:
I also co-direct a Virtual ECE Conference each year. Here is the YouTube to all of the videos from the last several years:
Ashford ECE Conf Youtube
I have also had the opportunity with colleagues to share with you a Series called "The Dog Ate My Mask" this will provide strategic ideas on how to learn this year and from home:
Here is the schedule of “Dog Ate My Mask” webinars:
Why Are the Crayons in Your Lunchbox? Organizing Your Learning Environment for Success
Wed., August 12, 2020 at 1 pm PT
Creating a home learning environment that fosters success is essential in helping students remain focused and engaged in required assignments.
No, You Can’t Play Video Games Right Now: Staying Motivated through Online Learning
Wed., August 19, 2020 at 1 pm PT
Students in a virtual environment often find it difficult to maintain their engagement and motivation to work in an online environment. This session will provide tips on how students can navigate through a school day while being successful in their studies.
This Is the Way We Learn from Home, Learn from Home, Learn from Home: Supporting Elementary Pre-K – 5th Grade Students with Learning
Wed., August 26, 2020 at 1 pm PT
Elementary and early childhood students have unique needs and require a more hands-on approach to learning. This webinar will address the unique needs of this age group in relation to learning in an online environment.
Scrolling and Eye Rolling: Promoting Teen (6th – 12th Grade) Student Success in Online Learning
Wed., September 2, 2020 at 1 pm PT
Secondary students also have unique needs in terms of online learning. This webinar will address how to support students at this level to maintain their engagement in learning.
Now for the Good Stuff: What’s Out There to Add to My Toolbox?
Wed., September 9, 2020 at 1 pm PT
There are numerous resources available for parents that can provide students with practice in a fun and interactive environment. This session will review some of the resources available to parents outside of the classroom.
Distanced but Not Detached: Supporting Students as They Navigate Online Learning
Wed., September 16, 2020 at 1 pm PT
Many students will struggle with or experience mental health issues during their time learning at home. This webinar will provide access to important mental health resources that support parents at home.
Voices from the Field
Wed., September 23, 2020 at 1 pm PT
This session will feature a roundtable discussion with various education professionals and administrators as they share experiences in dealing with challenges in their school districts.
You’ve Heard from Us…What’s on Your Mind?
Wed., September 30, 2020 at 1 pm PT
The final webinar in the series will be an open conversation with leaders from Ashford’s Department of Education and Liberal Arts regarding pertinent issues related to at-home or online PK12 education.
You can register for this special webinar series by clicking here.
I am going to continue to find resources to help teachers and families through this time, so check back in soon! :)