Helping Children Understand COVID-19

Find the downloadable book and choose which of 21 languages you would like it in. The creator recommends printing it so kids can write and color in the exercises.

Parenting, Race, and Family Research Lab – COVID-19 Resources

Parenting_Race_and_Family_Research_Lab_COVID-resources, including strategies, comics, videos, apps of various topics. This list includes how to discuss COVID-19 to children, teaching healthy habits, educational resources for education at home, parenting children at home, and recreational activities for families.

Supporting Positive Behaviors at Home

This is a stressful and disruptive time for many of us. Finding ways to support your children during this time at home can be critical for mental health and family functioning. One research-based approach that is often used in schools is Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports. This model can be adapted for use in homes. Here are 5 ways to support positive behaviors in the home.

Specific Resources for Gifted Children

These resources have come from the Australian Association for the education of the Gifted and Talented (AAEGT) primarily in response to the severe brush fires they experienced. They do however apply to the impact of COVID-19 here in the U.S.

Continuing to Educate and Engage Young Learners

Learning doesn’t have to stop when school is out, and the realities of our “new normal” might even provide new interesting opportunities to engage children in meaningful, helpful and fun learning.

Motivating Students

This article written by dean Nancy Marchand-Martella, Ph.D., BCBA-D and professor Ronald C. Martella, Ph.D., BCBA-D, looks at motivating students through positive reinforcement to decrease unwanted behaviors and make it easier to learn. Read the full article (show/hide)

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