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Resources  (1).pngPreschool COVID-19 Resources For Educators and Families


  • The Atlanta Speech School Online Preschool will open our FREE Online Preschool for your child and every child, everywhere. 

  • Bright by Text is a texting program that families and caregivers can sign-up for by texting 'KET KIDS' to 27448. The messages cover tips and activities to support developmental milestones, brain development, social-emotional behavior, nutrition, and more. 

  • Ready4K, our virtual parenting curriculum and family engagement tool, free for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year.

  • Spectrum offering 60 days free broadband and WiFi to households with students impacted by COVID-19. For information call 1-844-488-8395.

  • Free service provided by COMCAST through Xfinity, there are limits and conditions to the free service.

    https://www.internetessentials.com/

  • While schools are closed due to coronavirus concerns, KET and PBS are here for parents with on-air and online resources to help ensure learning continues at home. There are resources available for all grade levels.

  • ABCmouse.com® Early Learning Academy a comprehensive, research-validated curriculum for preschool through second grade, available on all major digital platforms and used by tens of millions of children to date.

  • The National Institute for Early Education Research has compiled a list of wonderful resources for families and teachers. The list is located on NIEER's COVID-19 Resources page.  

  • The WIDA Early Years team has developed two free activity books, available in English and Spanish that support conversations with young children about their families and environments.  

  • Learning Language Every Day: Activities for Families Aprendiendo Lenguaje todos Los días: Actividades para families:  In support of children, parents, and educators across the nation who are learning at home due to COVID-19, Frog Street is launching the Frog Street for Young Learners program today for children ages 3-5!

  • Conscious Discipline an evidence-based, trauma-informed approach to social and emotional learning, is offering free resources to support professionals, caregivers, families, and children during the COVID-19 pandemic. Free resources can be found here.

  • The "Meals for Kids" interactive map directs people to local sites where kids can get free meals. The site finder currently lists more than 20,000 meal sites from 23 states, and more sites will be added as states submit data each week. The map is available in both English and Spanish at www.fns.usda.gov/meals4kids

  • Lakeshore Learning is offering over 1,000 FREE resources for children from birth through elementary school-aged.  

  • The Lane Research Lab provides researched-based strategies and interventions for children who are at risk or children diagnosed with a disability, such as autism spectrum disorder. Everything on the site is meant to provide parents, practitioners, and researchers with information that can be used to improve socially-meaningful behaviors in children.

  • Teaching Strategies has introduced a new smartphone app, ParentPal™ that is now available on the Apple App Store. They are waiving all subscription fees through June 30, 2020. The app is an all-in-one personal parenting coach, offering tools to take the guesswork out of parenting, helping families nurture their children to thrive socially, emotionally, physically, and cognitively.