As educators with expertise in designing, planning for, and implementing learning experiences using online tools and digital materials, we have created this resource to clarify the various types of distance learning that will likely take place this fall, as well as propose four possible scenarios for PreK–12 during and in the wake of this pandemic.
Instructional Continuity Plan for Emergency School Closures
The School Board of Sumter County, Florida, shares their Instructional Continuity Plan (ICP) which has three components: Content Delivery, Mobile Devices,
and Internet Access.
Hillsborough Schools Coronavirus Response Plan
Hillsborough County Public Schools developed an eLearning Contingency Plan to ensure students have access to high quality learning opportunities at home in the event it would be necessary to close one a school, or several of schools, due to weather, sickness, hurricane or other emergency.
State unveils ‘playbook’ for school return; educators begin learning how to secure virus funds
Arkansas Education Secretary Johnny Key on Thursday unveiled a “Back to School Playbook” compiled by some 130 educators.
Back to School Playbook: a Reentry and Reengagement Plan
In an effort to support educators in reopening schools during this unprecedented time, a task force was formed to create resources to support the reengagement of ALL students in the fall of 2020.
BC’s relaunch plan estimates students will return to classes in the fall
Schools in British Columbia begin to set out a 5 stage approach to reopening schools.
Louisiana’s Strong Start 2020 Plan
Louisiana state department of education shares planning guides for K-12 and Early Childhood. They provide specific resources for core academics, workforce talent, students with diverse needs, and school systems.
Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Education
The Maryland Together: Recovery Plan for Education contains a wealth of information that can be used as a point of reference by school leaders, students, and school communities. Through the collective endeavors of educational leaders and stakeholders throughout the state, the future educational needs of students will be fully addressed. The most important step will be for leadership to base important decisions on data, the uniqueness of individual school systems, financial capabilities, technological capabilities, and student needs. Prior planning will set the stage for accomplishments that will be achieved throughout the school year.