Resources for Distance Learning & Homeschooling
Amidst this time of mass school closures, many of you are experiencing distance learning for the first time. The faculty of The Berkeley School would like to offer any support we can and that starts with the affirmation that you can totally do this! We have been compiling a list of tips and resources that we’ll share below. We’re better together!
Scroll down for resources parenting adults can tap during this period of Distance Learning.
Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites (from Common Sense Media)
Resources for Families (from National Geographic)
Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused (from Common Sense Media)
Early Childhood Home Activities (provided by our Early Childhood Faculty)
Twinkl Home Learning Support Page (Preschool-5th)
Social Emotional Learning & Stress Management
ABCs of Screen Free Time at Home (Preschool-2nd)
Mindful Schools Classes for Kids (Kindergarten-5th)
Mindfulness activities (Kindergarten-5th)
Daily SEL Activities (Kindergarten-12th)
Tips for taking in rapidly changing news (from Common Sense Media)
Meditation apps for kids and families (from Common Sense Media)
Resources to educate students (& yourself) about COVID-19
Resources by Subject
Science & Cultural Studies
National Association for the Education of Young Children (Preschool-2nd)
Bridges Mathematics support for families (Kindergarten-5th)
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (support for parenting adults)
Resources from TBS Community Members
Read Posts from the TBS Blog!
Did you know? Our website features blog posts from TBS teachers and administrators. Check them out!
By MaryBeth Ventura, Middle School Division Head We are listening and responding to parent feedback, thank you! and have stepped up our communication around these three important areas of our Distance Learning Program: Research and insight into student learning and...
By Julianne Hughes, TBS Teaching Artist Art making is an important part of a child's education because it encourages students to make connections to other disciplines like history, science, math, and language in a way that for can enhance their comprehension....
by MaryBeth Ventura, Middle School Division Head Last week TBS hosted a community screening of the new film “Screenagers Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience,” a follow-up to the award-winning documentary “Screenagers” about helping young people...