Resources for Educators During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Get free tips and tools to support school closures and transitions to online and at-home learning.

You're already a trusted source of information in your school community. And now families and students are looking to you for additional support as school closures become the norm. Common Sense can help you prepare with remote teaching resources, family education materials, and research-backed strategies to ease stress and encourage learning.

Looking for at-home learning and media resources to share with families? Find them here.

Free Tips and Tools

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Help Families and Teachers Manage Distance Learning

Schools are closed, but minds are open. Get curated guides to help students learn and explore every day.

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Tools and Advice for Distance Learning

Set up and run an effective virtual classroom with these recommended tools and tips.

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Parent Support for Learning at Home

Share these resources with families to help them keep kids entertained, engaged, and learning while they're stuck inside.

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Resources for Digital Citizenship and Well-Being

Establish norms and expectations for online learning and support critical news literacy skills.

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Tune In to Our New Video Series

Episodes of Distance Learning with Common Sense explore strategies and best practices while connecting with other educators from across the nation, all from the convenience of your home.

Parent Trapped podcast

Parent Trapped, A Weekly Parenting Podcast by Common Sense

The coronavirus pandemic has turned our lives upside down. Parent Trapped is here to help. Each week, host Ann Marie Baldonado checks in with authors, educators, and celebrities to bring you real-world stories and tips.

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Connect All Students

12 million students don't have what they need to learn from home. Together, we can call on Congress to close the digital divide and #ConnectAllStudents.