How Will You Talk about COVID? Framing the Conversation for Your Students

Contributor: Patrick Heatwole | Length : 15 | File type : Video

COVID will change your classroom, your students, and your teaching experience this year--and not just with more masks, social distancing, and handwashing. Students have been hearing opinions about the... Read More

Unprecedented Times? The Pandemic in Its Historical Context

Contributor: Jonas Sauder | File type : Blog Post

I suppose I’ve heard the term unprecedented used more often in the last six weeks than I have in the last sixty years. I’ve used it myself. Until I realized how often it’s being misused. ... Read More

Best Practices for Distance Teaching During COVID-19 (Webinar)

Contributor: Austin Shenk | Length : 33 | File type : Video

In this recorded Zoom meeting, three teachers discuss their schools' approaches to the challenges of the shutdown. Download the video or download audio only From the meeting chat: What is the b... Read More

FBCS Letter to Parents Regarding Coronavirus

Contributor: Gerald Miller | File type : Document

This is the initial letter Faith Builders Christian School sent to parents. It outlines how the school is planning to support learning at home. Within these parameters, each teacher sent out their own... Read More

Daily Learning at Home Checklist (Third Grade)

Contributor: Anna Zehr | File type : Curricular

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

Homeschool Plan: Parent Letter (MCS)

Contributor: Ryan Horst | File type : Document

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

COVID-19 Announcement to Parents with School-from-Home Plan

Contributor: | File type : Document

In this letter to parents, the administration of Elida Mennonite School explains the closure of the school due to coronavirus. Elida based their letter on this one, modifying as appropriate and adding... Read More

An Announcement to Parents Regarding Coronavirus

Contributor: | File type : Document

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

A School-from-Home Plan (PA)

Contributor: Austin Shenk | File type : Document

Tidings of Peace Christian School drew up this plan in case it becomes illegal or inadvisable to have students attend classes due to a disease outbreak. Act 64 Day My understanding is that Act 6... Read More