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Guidance Information 

Teaching Strategies developed a free toolkit for supporting families impacted by COVID-19. The Healthy at Home toolkit offers a free selection of resources from The Creative Curriculum® and ReadyRosie™ providing families with information and resources for supporting the children in their care. https://healthyathome.readyrosie.com/en/ 

Teachstone, creator of CLASS®, has resources for early childhood educators and families to promote interactions and support child learning during COVID-19. Blog posts, webinars, and downloadable resources are available for families and educators to learn about the importance of interactions, plan activities for children, and incorporate CLASS® concepts into daily routines. The CLASS® at Home is another resource for families explaining what domain interactions look like at home and the importance of each. 

https://teachstone.com/coronavirus-resources-educators-and-parents/?utm… 

https://info.teachstone.com/hubfs/CLASS%20at%20home-1.pdf?utm_campaign=… 

Louisiana’s Birth to Five Early Learning & Development Standards (ELDS) describes the particular skills and abilities that children need to develop to be successful and provide ideas for fostering their development. https://www.louisianabelieves.com/docs/default-source/academic-standard… 

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) offers research-based resources, tips, and ideas for families—from child development to reading, writing, music, math, and more! 

https://www.naeyc.org/our-work/for-families 

Several programs are available to offer tips and resources for families that support early learning through text messages. Message and data rates apply. 

  • Bright by Text provides quality information and trusted resources to families of children prenatal to age eight partnering with LPB. Text: LPB to 274448. https://www.lpb.org/education/home/bbt
  • Vroom offers free, easy-to-use learning tips for children 5 and under, delivered daily directly to your phone. Sign up for free at https://www.vroom.org/ 
  • Ready4K is an evidence-based family engagement curriculum delivered via text messages. Text: Readby4th to 70138. https://ready4k.parentpowered.com/
  • FASTalk Direct by Family Engagement Lab is focused on fostering meaningful connections between parents and students that will have a lasting impact on learning, offering grade-level academic and social emotional learning tips. Text: LATIPS to (844) 872-0906. http://www.familyengagementlab.org/ 

Frog Street’s partner, Education technology provider Age of Learning, is offering families at schools and centers affected by closure free at-home access to research-proven learning resources. 

Families can use the redeem code: SCHOOL3673 to sign up. Questions can be sent to support@aofl.com 

In partnership with Louisiana Public Broadcasting (LPB), the Department will provide distance and home learning tools for educators, students, and caregivers. This will include: 

An online hub for distance learning supports set to launch by March 18. It will include: 

  • Department-reviewed lessons and resources for math, ELA, social studies, science and early childhood, including links to Tier 1 curriculum resources. 
  • Increased access to Tier 1 curriculum digital content, including virtual lessons. 
  • Resources to teach young children about COVID-19. 
  • Broadcasted educational programming through LPB and YouTube Channels.