Resources and Tools

Here are links to our favorite resources. More coming soon!

In these webinars from May 2020, we discuss ways to plan effective synchronous and asynchronous ELAR lessons:

Guidance from states and organizations about reopening schools:
(We will update this section throughout the summer as more guidance is released.)

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Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Education, which includes scheduling options such as one-day rotations, two-day rotations, and A/B weeks

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The Texas Education Agency’s guidance for adjusting the 2020-2021 school year calendar to allow for intersession breaks or additional days

Other resources we love:

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Our virtual instruction one-pager with suggestions for synchronous and asynchronous learning

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A link to the Knowledge Matters Campaign, with resources on the importance of building background knowledge through texts

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The free EL Education curriculum for grades K-8