We are in this together – Resources for learning at home

One thing I have noticed over the past several days is that many people are rallying to figure out how to help support kids and families through these uncertain times. My facebook feed is filled with resources, educational and otherwise, to help parents navigate their continually evolving needs. In future posts I’ll put together a curated list of educational resources I have tried with my kids and what I would recommend, and why… but for now, I thought I would just share the links to resource lists – so we all benefit from the collective energy around sharing and distributing knowledge.

UW’s Elementary-Aged Student Educational Resources – here is a list of educational resources compiled by many of my colleagues at University of Washington’s College of Education. This is a curated list of resources and supports that people who know about education feel good about. This list is being regularly updated.

UW’s Early Childhood Resources – This site links to a guide which has a collection of resources for families with young children about how to navigate this time. This guide will be updated with new resources.

Virtual Field Trips – Here is a site which lists some virtual field trip opportunities.

Lunch doodles with Mo Willems – This is one of my favorite short new educational resources I’ve seen. Mo Willems (author or Elephant and Piggie books and Pigeon books) talks about drawing with kids. All episodes are available to play after recorded.

amazingeducationalresources.com – This is a crowd sourced compilation of different educational resources available during school closures – it is constantly being updated. It has A LOT of stuff, and might be a little overwhelming. I would recommend starting with one of the two previous links, and only looking here if you feel you are still looking for more.

Seattle area – Covid-19 resources – Kaleb Germinaro – a graduate student at UW – created this amazing crowd sourced list of resources for families throughout the  Duwamish, Suquamish, Coast Salish Land Schools area.