Back-to-School 2021–2022

Create a plan that leverages tech effectively and supports students' digital well-being.

Identify the best teaching tools for your classroom. Engage students and families around positive tech use. Support students' emotional development as they use media for learning and life. Check out the resources below, or bookmark them for when you're ready to dig in.

SEL in Digital Life Resource Center

How can I support my students socially and emotionally this year?

Social and emotional learning is essential for helping students manage their emotions, make responsible decisions, and build healthy relationships. Teach students the SEL skills they need to navigate the digital world with the SEL in Digital Life Resource Center. You'll find quick activities, family engagement resources, and professional development all in one place. 

Back-to-School Tech and Media Template

Which digital tools and strategies will help me create the best learning experiences for my students?

Use this template to help you identify the technology and teaching practices that work for your classroom. Reflect on your own experience and learn from teachers from across the country who have used technology successfully to navigate virtual, in-person, and hybrid learning environments.

Back-to-School Digital Citizenship Template

How can I foster positive tech use in my classroom?

Use this template to help you establish tech norms and routines that encourage balance and well-being in your classroom. Access reflection questions, practical tips, and professional development to help set up your classroom for success.

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Where can I learn about new digital tools and strategies?

Find professional development events, interactive workshops, self-paced training, and collaborative learning cohorts with practical takeaways and ready-to-implement teaching strategies.

Back-to-School Emergency Connectivity Fund

Take Advantage of the Emergency Connectivity Fund

Find out if your school or library is eligible for the Emergency Connectivity Fund to purchase laptops, tablets, Wi-Fi hotspots, and commercially available broadband connectivity for students, school staff, and library patrons who need them.

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