This school year, many districts are delivering instruction online. Parents are becoming much more involved in their child’s day-to-day school activities than ever before, and teachers are looking for innovative ways to keep their students engaged in the curriculum. In this blog post, you will find articles and resources from educational experts at understood.org to help parents and teachers maximize the benefits of distance learning in the 2020-2021 school year.
- Distance Learning: 8 Tips to Help Your Child Learn at Home
- 8 Ways Distance Learning Makes It Harder to Focus
- 7 Examples of Focus “Wins” When Kids Are Learning at Home
- Download: Picture Schedules and Learning Contracts for Kids
- Live Video Lessons: 5 Ways Kids Struggle and How to Help
- Download: Family Guide to At-Home Learning
- Back-to-School for Educators: Start With Relationships
- How to Plan Online Lessons With Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
- Distance Learning: 6 UDL Best Practices for Online Learning
- Online Assignments: Best Practices to Use With Students
- IEP Accommodations During Distance Learning
- Co-Teaching Tips for Distance Learning
- Teachers Reflect on Distance Learning (video)
- 5 Reasons Students Aren’t Engaging in Distance Learning
- Reaching Students Who Disappeared During Distance Learning
- Tips From a Teacher on How to Lead Remote IEP Meetings
More Resources from ASDC
ASL Stories Directory
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