The College of Education Outreach and Engagement Units have created resources for parents, educators, and students impacted by COVID-19 school closures.
Boone County social services
A free searchable database of all social service providers in Boone County from collaborating MU Centers and organizations including the Missouri Prevention Science Institute, Family Access Center of Excellence of Boone County, Boone County Schools Mental Health Coalition and the Center for Evidence-Based Youth Mental Health.
eMINTS National Center
- The eMINTS National Center has easy-to-implement remote learning strategies for educators by educators that are designed to increase student in inquiry and engagement.
- The eMINTS portal contains a broad array of resources for teachers and instructional coaches.
- Any teacher needing support designing online learning for students can schedule one-on-one support from one of our instructional coaches. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule time with one of our instructional coaches.
Heart of Missouri RPDC
- The Heart of Missouri Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) has curated a COVID-19 Portal – a list of resources shared by the RPDC staff and school community.
- Coming Soon! The RPDC is creating a schedule of webinars for educators addressing a range of topics related to the COVID-19 closures and the shift to digital learning.
Mizzou Academy is a fully-accredited online school, dedicated to providing excellent educational programming to middle and high school students. Students may take a course or two to supplement or enrich their educational path, or they may choose to complete their full high school diploma with Mizzou Academy. Coursework is self-paced, giving students the opportunity to complete courses in 2-6 months. All high school coursework aligns with state graduation requirements. Pricing is $250 per course for Missouri students. Contact Mizzou Academy for more information or view available courses. 855-256-4975 (toll free), email@example.com.
Network for Educator Effectiveness (NEE)
The Network for Educator Effectiveness provides the following online discussion sessions related to the impacts of COVID-19 for school leaders. Click the links below to read a summary and watch a recording of each session:
A Conversation on Supporting ELL Students in a Remote Learning Environment
A Conversation on Supporting Special Education Students in a Remote Learning Environment
Pre-Employment Transition Services
Pre-Employment Transition Services is sharing daily tips on their Facebook page for students with disabilities as they prepare for life beyond post-secondary schooling.
Resources related to online language instruction, language resources to reach out to immigrant families, how to approach family engagement in the midst of this emergency health crisis.
- MU Extension provides resources and support for individuals, families, policy-makers, educators, businesses and others as we navigate the rapidly evolving response to and impacts of COVID-19 in Missouri.
- Learning Keeps Going – this COVID-19 portal is the result of a collaborative effort by ISTE, EdSurge, COSN, EDWeek, and DigitalPromise. There is a help desk for teachers, an extensive list of educational technology resources offered by partners, and much more.
- Amazing Educational Resources – a Google spreadsheet listing educational resources that companies are offering for free.
- CCSSO COVID-19 Support – Chief State School Officers page of resources for school leaders.
- ‘There Is No Guidebook’: Being the Principal in the Age of Coronavirus – Edweek blog article
- The Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE) has activities, tool and tips here.
- The State Ed Tech Directors Association has created the elearning coalition with resources.
- Remote learning ideas, resources, tips, and tools in a one-stop-shop from the University of Illinois.
- Complete open-licensed online core curriculum and learning materials from the state of New York.
- Free technology-based curriculum from CK-12 Foundation.
- Internet/connectivity providers trying to get students connected.
- Companies who are helping Americans stay connected.
- Resource collection from UNC-Greensboro.