Services for Educators

Learning Goes On – A COVID-19 Resource for Education

Faced with the potential impact on student learning in the unfortunate event schools are closed for extended periods of time, IDRA is developing resources for educators and families to continue student learning during this unprecedented event. This webpage serves as a hub for materials, webinars, and other information and resources. We welcome donations to support education during this COVID-19 crisis.

eNews

IDRA launched a new eNews with resources for schools and families responding to coronavirus (COVID-19).

See the March 27 edition (in English or Spanish) with stories on:

  • An Overview of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that Congress Just Passed
  • Free Webinar Series: Next Webinar This Tuesday
  • COVID-19 Policy Update -Texas Colleges Respond to COVID-19
  • New COVID-19 Data Map – Texas College Responses
  • And more!

See the March 21 edition (in English or Spanish) with stories on:

  • Equity Resources for Online Learning;
  • COVID-19 Policy Update – Testing for Students in Texas & Equity Implications;
  • IDRA Launches Free Webinar Series on Equitable Practices for Online Learning;
  • Equity Connection – IDRA’s Free Online Community of Practice; and
  • Online Technical Assistance Online Technical Assistance Academies for School Districts for School Districts.

Sign up to receive our email updates including our new eNews with COVID-19 resources in English.

New Resources

Ensuring Equity in Online Learning – Considerations in Response to COVID-19’s Impact on Schooling

Spanish version: Mejores Prácticas para la Instrucción en Línea a Raíz del COVID-19

Best Practices for Online Instruction in the Wake of COVID-19

Spanish version: Garantizar la equidad en el aprendizaje en línea

COVID-19 Data Map – Texas College Responses

Policy Updates

IDRA is releasing policy updates for schools regarding COVID-19 each Friday in our Learning Goes On eNews (sign up free). See a log of the updates here in English and in Spanish.

New! March 27, 2020, Edition focusing on the CARES ACT and how Texas colleges are responding to COVID-19: English • Spanish

March 21, 2020, Edition focusing on Testing for Students in Texas & Equity Implications: English • Spanish

Equitable Practices for Online Learning – Free Webinar Series

See webinar hub for recorded webinars and related resources.

1. Equitable Practices for Teaching Online

Held Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 2:00 pm (cst) – Watch recording 

2. Digital Divide: Connectivity, Infrastructure and Devices

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm (cst) – Watch recording 

3. Tools & Tips to Alleviate the Homework Gap

Tuesday, March 31, 2020 @ 2:00 pm (cst)

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