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COVID-19 Resources for Families, Educators, and Communities

COVID-19 graphicFor more information on the coronavirus, please visit and follow state and local officials as well for instructions and information specific to your community.



SC Department of Education:

COVID-19 Vaccination Locations on VaccineFinder (via CDC)

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and South Carolina Schools (includes Summer Food Sites and free internet information)

Tips for Parents and Families During School Closures

U.S. Department of Education Approves South Carolina Assessment Suspension Waiver

At-Home/Online Learning

Access to Online Art Museum Columbia Museum of Art

PBS Kids and PBS Learning MediaCorporation for Public Broadcasting

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library - "Goodnight with Dolly" Series

4 Tips for Teachers Shifting to Teaching OnlineEdutopia

Virtual Museum & Heritage Site Tours - Google Arts & Culture

Usable Knowledge: Relevant Research for Today's EducatorsHarvard College of Education

E-LearningKhan Academy

Facebook Live Science ClassesNASA Kennedy Space Center

WonderopolisNational Center for Families Learning (NCFL)

Z-Learning Virtual ZooRiverbanks Zoo & Garden

Educational Programs on ETVSCETV 

Literacy Resources for Parents and TeachersSouth Carolina Center for Community Literacy

Digital storytelling content (English language)Storyline Online

Contenido de narración digital (Español idioma) - El experimento español

Teaching Through Coronavirus - Teaching Tolerance

E-Learning: Literacy - Unite for Literacy

University Libraries Offers Free Online Resources for K-12 Students - University of South Carolina

"Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing" Indoor Activities KitTalking is Teaching

Audible Stories: Free Audiobooks for KidsAudible

Educating All Learners Alliance: a hub of curated tools, strategies, tips and best practices for supporting students with disabilities online - EALA

Families of Focus

Families with Special Needs Students (English y Español) - Family Connection SC

Coronavirus Fact Sheet: Essential and Practical Health Information on Covid-19 (Multiple Languages) - Hesperian Health Guides

Multilingual Resources on Covid-19International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Recursos en español - PASOs

Social-Emotional/Mental Health

Talking to Children about CoronavirusAmerican Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)

Ways to Manage Stress & Anxiety During the Outbreak of Covid-19Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Covid-19 and Emotional Health Q&ANAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness)

Social-Emotional Learning Supports for Students, Families, and TeachersSanford Harmony

From Community Partners' Sites

Federal Government Resource and

NAFSCE's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic - NAFSCE

Responding to Covid-19National Head Start Association

Resources for Families, PTA Leaders and EducatorsNational PTA/Center for Family Engagement

South Carolina COVID-19 Resources & Response (English y Español)South Carolina Appleseed Legal Justice Center

Free, live webinars and On-Demand Resources (including Covid-19, Children & Adolescents, Older Adults, Clinical Interventions, Racial Equity, Self-Care, Social & Economic Development, etc.) - Washington University (Brown School of Social Work)

Other Resources:

Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic - Common Sense Media

Coronavirus & Public Libraries Resources: News - SC State Library

Coronavirus Rumor Control - FEMA

Apps for Students With Special Needs—As School Buildings Shutter - Edutopia

Educational Programs, Learning Activities, Professional Development, more - SCETV: At-Home Learning

10 Top Tips: Remote Learning for Teachers10 Top Tips: Remote Learn