Home School Facts shares up-to-date information about homeschooling – state laws, resources, support groups, etc. – with parents and educators interested in the idea of homeschooling.
NYS Library’s Day By Day is a family literacy site aimed at families throughout NY to give them something they can do together to foster skills, especially kindergarten readiness skills.
Education.com has a number of good resources, including this well-written article on their blog, that offers solid strategies to parents for navigating both being home with your children while supporting a learning environment for stay-at-home school.
And in that same vein of supporting your child’s at-home instruction, PBS Kids has this great article about the importance of establishing routines (both for your child and for you!), along with practical tips on how to do just that.
Dutchess/Orange Tutoring (DOT) for K-12 is a network of local undergrads and high school students in the area providing virtual academic assistance to K-12 students while school is closed. DOT particularly seeks to help students with parents who are unable to supplement their children’s new form of online learning, do not speak English as a first language, or do not otherwise have the ability to help their kids with their coursework. DOT also seeks to help students who typically rely on getting extra help from teachers.
Free for students and families to use to enrich PreK-12 literacy connections, TeachingBooks is happy to give unlimited access to their brand new Book & Reading Engagement Kit: Home Edition through September 2020.
Mommy Poppins provides tons of resources and practical activity ideas to keep all sorts of ages engaged and thriving.