How to Get Unstuck During Remote Learning
As parents, we face challenges when we try to help our children in their school work. It is even more challenging when we are “going to school” from home. Sometimes children may get stuck and frustrated during remote learning. Here are some strategies and tools to help your child get “unstuck” when they are frustrated with learning. These will help your child be more independent and successful learners. Choose what works for you.
Collecting Data at Home
How do you know if your child is meeting their IEP goals? How can you collect data at home? Use the questions and suggestions attached to help you.
Building independence at home is possible during this time when so many are working and doing school at home. Look at these suggestions for ways to build independence at home and master some IEP goals.
What is Virtual Learning
We hear so many terms like E-learning, Hybrid, Distance and Asynchronous Learning, but what actually is Virtual Learning? Use this resource for the most parent friendly definition of Virtual Learning.
MSDE TAB Supplement to #20-09: Tips to Support Data Collection by Parents During Virtual or Hybrid Learning
Maryland State Department of Education Technical Assistance Bulletin: Tips to Support Data Collection by Parents During Virtual or Hybrid Learning
MSDE TAB Supplement to #20-09: Tips to Support Concurrent Virtual and Face to Face Instruction
Maryland State Department of Education Technical Assistance Bulletin: Tips to Support Concurrent Virtual and Face to Face Instruction
Virtual Learning Feedback Form
Use this form to collect data on your child’s learning during virtual/remote/distance learning. After you fill out the form, you should share it with your child’s IEP or 504 team.
Homeschooling, Home & Hospital Instruction, Remote Learning… What Do They All Mean?!
Understanding terms is important. Use this factsheet to understand the difference between home school, home and hospital instruction, and remote learning.
School Policy vs. IDEA
School has started which means there are many policies and guidance being sent. Here is a quick one-pager to remind you of the importance of your child’s IEP.
Questions to Ask Your Child’s School Team for Support with Behaviors
PPMD collaborated with TIES Center to bring you a factsheet that will help you ask questions to your child’s school team to support your child’s behaviors at home during distance learning.
Family Guide to At-Home Learning
This guide has practical strategies that work for helping children of all ages who may be struggling with an at-home learning task. Families may find these strategies useful when helping their children complete various reading, math, and/or behavioral tasks at home.
Webinar: Data Collection during COVID-19
Watch this webinar to learn how to track your child’s progress while engaging in virtual learning from home.
DD Council Resources
Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council has created a resource to support families engage in virtual meetings. View this resource here in English and Spanish.
TOP 10 TIPS for Distance Learning for Young Children
Use this resource to learn tips for distance learning if you have young children.
Some schools are using Dreambox Learning – find out what you need to know about this tool.
Google Classroom for Parents
Your children are likely being asked to access learning via Google Classroom. Here’s a great resource (in parent friendly language!)
Zoom & Tele-Therapy Resource Guides for Parents
PPMD has created three new resource pages to help parents prepare their children to participate effectively for Zoom classes and Tele-therapy. The resource pages focus on how to use Zoom, Zoom etiquette, and preparing for a virtual meeting.