COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response Plans

by Lucas Hilty

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As institutions around the world scramble to respond effectively to the novel coronavirus, Anabaptist schools too must choose responsible and thoughtful approaches. These documents represent the works in progress of several school administrators.

Items in the series COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response Plans:

How Will You Talk about COVID? Framing the Conversation for Your Students
Publication Date:2020-07-30

COVID will change your classroom, your students, and your teaching experience this year–and not just with more masks, social distancing, Read More...

Faithful to the End: A Web Meeting for Administrators and High School Students
Publication Date:2020-04-24

On April 24, a group of teachers and school leaders met to discuss: How can teachers support struggling students at Read More...

The Good Things of This Time: Guiding Lower-Elementary Learning at Home
Publication Date:2020-04-23

How do teachers maintain human contact with their students during the shutdown? How can relationships grow during enforced separation? What Read More...

Seeking a Right Way: Preparing for Schooling at Home
Publication Date:2020-04-21

In this essay, Jonas reflects on what we can learn from the coronavirus shutdown. How should schools plan for the Read More...

Flattening the Grading Curve: End-of-Year Video
Publication Date:2020-04-17

Lebanon Valley Christian School created this video to keep their patrons and students connected with plans for ending the school Read More...

Best Practices for Distance Teaching During COVID-19 (Webinar)
Publication Date:2020-04-09

“> In this recorded Zoom meeting, three teachers discuss their schools’ approaches to the challenges of the shutdown. Download the Read More...

A Prayer During COVID-19: The Speed of Grace
Publication Date:2020-04-09

Oh Lord, My life has been a constant state of rushing, from one thing to the next. On the Appalachian Read More...

Daily Learning at Home Checklist (Third Grade)
Publication Date:2020-04-09

Anna offers this sample checklist for supporting students who are learning at home during the school shutdown. Download the document Read More...

Communicating Victory
Publication Date:2020-04-07

I’ve appreciated the letters and emails with updates and encouragement that I’ve seen other school leaders sending regularly. Here is Read More...

Daily Lesson Checklist for Home Study
Publication Date:2020-03-27

Waynesboro Mennonite School developed this checklist to allow parents to verify their child’s progress during study from home. Download the Read More...

Homeschool Plan: Parent Letter (MCS)
Publication Date:2020-03-24

Staff at MCS considered the plans of other schools and crafted this approach to fit their community. Download the plan Read More...

Operation Raven: A Shutdown Letter to Patrons
Publication Date:2020-03-20

Schools around the globe have been scrambling to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his letter to patrons, Kendall calls Read More...

Covid 19 Response Parent Letter (EMCS)
Publication Date:2020-03-18

An Ohio school sets out a plan for responding to the governor’s mandate in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Read More...

Daily Goal Sheet (EMCS)
Publication Date:2020-03-18

This simple daily goal sheet allows parents of students studying at home to track completion as well as time spent Read More...

Homeschool Plan (EMCS)
Publication Date:2020-03-18

Ebenezer school offers parents guiding on successfully schooling from home. In addition, the letter offers advice on responding to the Read More...

More Reading on a Reasonable Response
Publication Date:2020-03-18

This post suggests guidelines for schools transitioning to homestudy programs. An computer science teaching organization compiled a list of resources Read More...

Weekly Goal Sheet (EMCS)
Publication Date:2020-03-18

This simple weekly goal sheet allows parents of students studying at home to track completion as well as time spent Read More...

COVID-19 Lesson Checklist (Sporting Hill)
Publication Date:2020-03-17

This checklist allows parents to record the results of their students’ work during the COVID-19 break. Download this worksheet now Read More...

COVID-19 Plan (Antrim)
Publication Date:2020-03-17

The administration of Antrim Mennonite School shares its plan for continuing education during the school break. Download this worksheet now Read More...

COVID-19 Response (Sporting Hill)
Publication Date:2020-03-17

The administration of Sporting Hill Christian School shares its plan for continuing education during the school break, including procedures and Read More...

FBCS Letter to Parents Regarding Coronavirus
Publication Date:2020-03-17

This is the initial letter Faith Builders Christian School sent to parents. It outlines how the school is planning to Read More...

High School Assignments during COVID-19 Break (Antrim)
Publication Date:2020-03-17

This letter summarizes the expectations for high school students during the COVID-19 break. Download this worksheet now or read it Read More...

Plan for Home Schooling during COVID-19 Break (Countryside)
Publication Date:2020-03-17

Countryside administration shares its plan for continuing education during the school break. Download this worksheet now or read it below. Read More...

Sample Student At-Home Assignment Instructions
Publication Date:2020-03-17

This template guides teachers in creating assignments for K-8 students studying at home during the COVID-19 break. Download this worksheet Read More...

A School-from-Home Plan (PA)
Publication Date:2020-03-13

Tidings of Peace Christian School drew up this plan in case it becomes illegal or inadvisable to have students attend Read More...

An Announcement to Parents Regarding Coronavirus
Publication Date:2020-03-13

In this letter to parents, an Ontario school explains possible next steps in responding to the coronavirus. Download the plan Read More...

COVID-19 Announcement to Parents with School-from-Home Plan
Publication Date:2020-03-13

In this letter to parents, the administration of Elida Mennonite School explains the closure of the school due to coronavirus. Read More...

Poll: How is your school responding to the coronavirus?
Publication Date:2020-03-07

Several states are asking schools to close in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. How are you responding? Read More...

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