Core Knowledge Curriculum Series™
Curriculum & Enrichment
The Core Knowledge Curriculum Series™ provides comprehensive, content-rich learning materials based on the Core Knowledge Sequence. Student readers, teacher guides, activity books, and other materials are available for Language Arts and History and Geography. Materials for Science, Music, and Visual Arts are in development.
Teach Writing With The New York Times: A Free School-Year Curriculum in 7 Units
A flexible program for middle and high schools based on the real-world writing found in newspapers, from editorials and reviews to personal narratives and analysis essays.
Literacy Apps, Literacy Curriculum
CommonLit is a nonprofit education technology organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, especially students in Title I schools, graduate with the reading, writing, communication, and problem-solving skills they need to be successful in college and beyond.
At-home Coaching Plan
Play at Home
Curriculum & Enrichment, Physical Activity Curriculum
Kids need play to stay active and engaged with one another, and to support families and teachers. Playworks want to share their expertise to help keep kids engaged in play during this time. Download the latest Playworks Play at Home Playbook! Playworks will also be broadcasting #PlayAtHome Recess live on Facebook at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. (CT) Monday through Friday. Tune in for stretching and warm-ups, interactive games, cheers, and cooldown activities.
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
Family Support Services
News of the coronavirus COVID-19 is everywhere, from the front page of all the papers to the playground at school. Many parents are wondering how to bring up the epidemic in a way that will be reassuring and not make kids more worried than they already may be. Here is some advice from the experts at the Child Mind Institute.
Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus
Curriculum & Enrichment, Digital Learning, Digital Storytelling Apps
Kids, this comic is for you. It’s based on a radio story that NPR education reporter Cory Turner did. He asked some experts what kids might want to know about the new coronavirus discovered in China.
Digital Learning, Digital Storytelling Apps, Health Care Resources for Youth
Mindheart has created this short book to support and reassure children, under the age of 7, regarding the COVID-19. This book is an invitation for families to discuss the full range of emotions arising from the current situation.
Code At Home
Digital Learning & Apps
Girls Who Code know that parents, educators, and girls are looking for support and connection during these challenging times. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has led to school closures and significant disruption to daily life, Girls Who Code is making CS educational activities available for download free of charge, to anyone who wants to access them.
NYC Department of Education: Learn at Home
Curriculum & Enrichment, Digital Learning & Apps
Thank you for being such a wonderful partner in your child’s education. Your child’s teacher will guide you through the transition to remote learning so that your child will quickly adapt, and thrive in this new learning environment. This page takes you to three important and related areas for parents: Information, Activities, and Technical Tools and Support.