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Kansas Continuous Learning 2020 Resources

This page is provided to support you in accessing the wide variety of resources that can be helpful in implementing local Continuous Learning plans. This is in addition to and is provided to support the guidance provided by the Kansas State Department of Education.

KSDE Resources

Kansas Continuous Learning 2020 Website - continuously updated

Recording of KSDE March 19 press briefing introducing the Continuous Learning Guidance Document- added 3/19/20

KSDE Special Education COVID-19 Updates can be found on this page, documents are updated regularly - continuously updated

U.S. Department of Education Resources

National Center for Systemic Improvement COVID-19 Guidance Database - added 4/22/20

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center COVID-19 Guidance Database - added 4/22/20

Supplemental Fact Sheet Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities (March 21, 2020)- added 3/21/20

COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel - added 3/20/20

Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak (March 12, 2020)- added 3/12/20

Online Learning Resources

ESU Moving Teaching Online - added 5/18/20

Center on Online Learning and Students with Disabilities - added 3/27/20

An Educator’s Guide to Virtual Learning: 4 Actions to Support Students With Disabilities and Their Families from NCLD - added 3/25/30

Links of Resources for Shifting Instruction Online from Illustrative Mathematics - added 3/20/20

Tool Kit for Making the Transition to Online from the CEEDAR Center - added 3/20/20

Ditch that Textbook- Resource to Support Teachers with eLearning - added 3/20/20

Google Sheet of Online Resources for Students who Receive Specialized Instruction, Including Resources for Gifted/Enrichment - added 3/20/20

Resources from Kansas Association of Special Education Administrators (KASEA) - added 3/20/20

Digital Citizenship from KSDE - added 3/20/20

Low Incidence Populations

Supports for Students who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing from Kansas School for the Deaf - added 4/7/20

Supports for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities from Arkansas Department of Education - added 4/2/20

Unique Learning System (ULS) is offering free trial for the rest of this school year. Current users will be given full free access to News-2-You, Symbol Stix Prime, Positivity and L3 Skills- added 3/25/20

Support for Students with Visual Impairment/Blindness from KSSB

Resources for Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities updated 3/26/2020

COVID-19 Resources from The Autism Society of America

Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) At-Home Learning Resources- added 4/23/220

Family Engagement and Communication

Engaging Families In Continuous Learning: Tips For Educators- added 4/29/2020

Learning From Home: Five Tips for Success- added 4/2/2020

How to Support Students Learning at Home- added 3/30/2020

A Parent’s Guide to Virtual Learning: 4 Actions to Improve Your Child’s Experience With Online Learning from NCLD - added 3/25/20

KSDE COVID-19 Family Guide

Supporting All Learners: Resources for Families and Caregivers of Children with Special Needs

Technology Tools to Enhance School-Home Communication

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Building Resilience

Stress and Childhood Resource

Family Engagement Technology Videos

Social Emotional Learning

Kansas MTSS & Alignment Identified Behavior & Social Emotional Learning Critical Standards - added 4/20/20

SEL Resources During COVID-19 from CASEL

Tips for Teaching SEL Online from Institute for SEL

Teaching Self-Regulation in a Home Learning Environment from the Kansans Can Competency Framework- added 4/1/2020

Teaching Assertiveness in a Home Learning Environment from the Kansans Can Competency Framework- added 4/1/2020

Teaching Self-Efficacy in a Home Learning Environment from the Kansans Can Competency Framework- added 4/22/2020

Teaching Conflict Management in a Home Learning Environment from the Kansans Can Competency Framework- added 4/22/2020

Recorded Webinars

How Schools Ensure Social Connections During Physical Isolation webinar from REL West - added 4/30/20

Planning for Long-Term Virtual Learning if COVID-19 Extends School Closures from Education Elements - added 3/24/20

Wading Through a Sea of Ambiguity: Charting a Course for Special Education Services During a Pandemic from NASP

Teaching Special Education Online During COVID-19 from CEC aired March 20, 2020

Smart Data, Safe Students: Harnessing Data While Protecting Student Privacy from Infinitec

All Things Chrome (6 part webinar) from Infinitec

Organizational COVID-19 Resources

KDHE Covid-19 Resource Center

CDC Schools Decision Tree for Opening Schools