To limit the spread of COVID-19, students are learning at home while in-school classes are cancelled. Teachers are following alternative instruction plans—through Google Classroom, telephone conversations and ongoing assignment submissions—to ensure learning is relevant for all students, offers valuable structure to their day, and provides the them with resources needed to successfully transition to the next school year.

To help make the shift in learning as smooth as possible, EIPS has developed this Alternative Learning toolkit for families and students. Throughout, you’ll find information about learning resources, supplemental lessons, tips on navigating Google Classroom, strategies to supporting students, and more. In addition to learning supports, the toolkit also lists various mental health resources families can access to help navigate the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Daily Learning Tips and Activities: Make Time For Yourself | Make Your Home Feel Safe

Make Time for Yourself: The members of your family are probably going to be spending a lot more time at home this summer. It's important, however, to remember to make time for yourself. That might seem difficult, with children to manage and work to do. But there are some simple things you can do to care out a little time in each day that belongs to you and you alone.

Make Your Home Feel Safe: Creating a secure home environment is important so that you and your children can deal with stress and uncertainty in a healthy way. Drawing from developmental psychology, there are a number of things parents can do to make their home into a place of calm.


Find more daily tips on our Alternative Learning Blog.