As the coronavirus continues to impact school districts, Education Elements is providing K-12 leaders with open-ended learning and sharing opportunities. This free, real-time support includes webinars, facilitated open dialogues, and 1:1 office hours to meet the diverse and unique needs of each community. Likely topics include leadership, equity, trauma, and virtual learning during school closures.
To learn more, visit https://www.edelements.com/covid19-school-districts.
In order to help teachers keep students on task throughout the school day, when they are at learning at home, Impero Software is making its Impero Education Pro web-based software free for the remainder of the school year to districts that do not already have remote monitoring software in place. The powerful cross-platform product combines tools for online safety, teacher control, and real time monitoring and session tracking for student devices.
Impero Education Pro is designed to enhance learning, support IT teams and safeguard students in the digital world. Teachers have access to key tools including live thumbnail view, broadcast screen, block list, live chat, and log viewer to ensure students receive continued access to education.
To learn more, visit https://www.imperosoftware.com/us/.
The Character Tree
The Character Tree, which is free through June 30th, 2020, is providing teachers with a way to share character education videos and downloadable resources with parents to use at home. In addition, parents can sign up for their own free account if they are interested.
The Character Tree is an online resource offering videos for 1st and 2nd grade students that use engaging discussions, real-life examples from history, and role modeling to teach character development and emphasize positive character traits. All lessons are standards-aligned and come with printable resources for students.
To learn more, visit https://go.charactertree.com/free_home_access_for_students
Vernier Software & Technology
Vernier Software & Technology is providing free remote learning solutions to keep students engaged in STEM during school closures. These online resources include free trials to Vernier Video Analysis™ and Pivot Interactives, as well as more than 80 free experiments with sample data covering a large range of subjects. With these tools, teachers can help students form a deep understanding of key scientific concepts outside the classroom and laboratory.
To learn more, visit https://www.vernier.com/remote-learning/
The American Consortium for Equity in Education, publisher of the "Equity & Access" journal, celebrates and connects the educators, associations, community partners and industry leaders who are working to solve problems and create a more equitable environment for historically underserved pre K-12 students throughout the United States.