General Resources for Families

We will be providing general resources that will help families navigate virtual learning, as well as, the COVID-19 outbreak in general. Please check back for updates and additions.

 

  • NEW as of 4/26/20:
  •  from our Director of Counseling, Signe Whitson, for what parents & caregivers can do to help kids cope with COVID-19, school closings, event cancellations, and the climate of fear.
  • (Source: The ChildMind Institute)
  • (Source: National Association of School Psychologists)
  • (Social: The Atlantic)
  • (Source: NPR)
  • If you're looking for ideas to pass the time with kids, this is a great crowd-sourced list

SeeSaw Resources:

  • - several videos and links
Student Roles
  1. Establish daily routines for engaging in the learning experiences (ex. Wake up at the same time every day as you would if campus was open).
  2. Identify a productive and quiet space in your home where you can work effectively.
  3. Regularly monitor your online platforms (School email, Google Classroom, Seesaw) to check for announcements and feedback from teachers.
  4. Complete assignments with integrity and academic honesty.
  5. Do your best to meet timelines, commitments, due dates, and class attendance expectations.
  6. Communicate with teachers if you cannot meet deadlines or require additional support.
  7. Comply with The Swain School’s expectations and guidelines regarding technology, including expectations for online behavior and etiquette and academic honesty.
Online Learning Agreement
Guardian Roles
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