COVID-19 Resources for Teachers

Despite widespread school closures, we know teachers across the country are still educating students and working with families. Here are some resources for distance learning, talking to your students about the global pandemic and being prepared.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation COVID-19 Resource Hub

Healthier Generation provides free, evidence-based resources to support the physical, social, and emotional health of children and their caregivers. Here you will find a selection of these resources designed to support parents and educators in reducing stress, eating healthy, moving regularly, getting quality sleep, and more.

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Fit to Learn Physical Activity Tracker

We created this poster to help teachers track physical activity, recess and brain breaks in their classroom.

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Health at Home

CATCH Global Foundation has assembled a free set of lessons and resources to help teachers continue to provide health education, nutrition education and physical activity instruction to students remotely.

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American Federation of Teachers: Coronavirus: Information for educators and school support staff

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is calling on all K-12 leaders and teachers to prepare for nationwide K-12 closings, providing guidance for leaders, AFT members, and school cleaning personnel.

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CDC: Checklist for Teachers and Parents

Teachers and parents can use this checklist to plan and take action if a COVID-19 outbreak occurs in their community.

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CDC: Talking with Children about COVID-19– Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children

As public conversations around COVID-19 increase, children may worry about themselves, their family, and friends getting ill with the virus. Parents, family members, school staff, and other trusted adults can play an important role in helping children make sense of what they hear in a way that is honest, accurate, and minimizes anxiety or fear. The CDC has created guidance to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can avoid getting and spreading the disease. This resource is also available in Spanish.

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American Federation of Teachers: COVID-19—How to Be Prepared: Bulletin for Higher Ed Faculty and Staff

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is calling on all higher education leaders and members to prepare for nationwide closing of colleges and universities, providing guidance for leaders, AFT members, and school cleaning personnel.

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