COVID-19 : Resources for Schools and Parents During  School Closures 

We believe in supporting our communities by providing information and training resources to help assist parents, teachers and administrators during school closures. Let's work together to keep students engaged and learning. From our team to yours. 

Links to Free Google and Microsoft Training

Many schools are in the process of quickly switching to Google Classroom or Microsoft Teams for distance learning. Here are a couple free online courses that will help you get started. 

Welcome to Your First day of Classroom
Google Classroom saves you time, keeps you organized and helps you communicate with your students. Get started today, with resources, tips and tricks from educators like you. Read More

Transform Learning with Microsoft Teams
Learn about Microsoft Teams and how it can be used in classrooms and schools.Read More

Need more training? Boxlight offers personalized professional development training for G-Suite and Microsoft schools. Learn More

Blog Articles

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In times of uncertainty it is great to practice mindfulness and self care. Take a moment and read this short article for ideas on maintaining focus, a positive attitude, and practicing open honest communication with your children.  Read More

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Many parents and educators alike have found themselves thrown into a new role of being a stay-at-home teacher. Read this blog for some helpful resources and ideas for helping your child navigate this new learning environment. Read More

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Other Resources

Education Week - Interactive Map to School Closures - 

Georgia Home Classroom | Georgia Public Broadcasting
(GaDOE) is offering broadcast programming and accompanying digital resources that adhere to Georgia’s state standards to provide continued at-home learning. Learn More

Emergency School Closure Podcasts and Articles from Coach Better
Real Life Experiences with Long Term School Closures: Conversations with Educators & School Leaders in Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Read or Listen

Tech for Learners
Online learning products, resources, & services. Learn More

Best Tools for Virtual and Distance Learning
Resources for how to set up an effective virtual learning environment -- either adapting your existing curriculum, or designing a brand-new one from the ground up. Read More

Distance learning solutions to support K-12 schools affected by COVID-19
The decision taken by the public health officials and regional governments in different countries over the last few weeks to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus has affected the global education industry. Read More

PBS Learning Media | Teaching Resources for Students and Teachers
PBS and your local station have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more just for teachers like you. Learn More

Resources for Parents and Educators
We have compiled a list of websites offering free resources and services for parents and teachers during the COVID-19 closures. Download Spread Sheet

MimioStudio Users

Quick Learn Recordings
Boxlight Quick Learn sessions provide online professional development for teachers, giving them the skills to successfully integrate technology into their curriculum. All sessions are taught by technology experts and educators and the recordings are compatible with mobile devices—making them even easier to access. Watch Now

Webinars on Demand:
Hear from experts and leaders in the field of education and technology by joining our On-Demand Webinar series. All of our presenters are involved with schools and making an impact every day. Watch now as they share insights into creating successful learning environments. Real insights from real leaders. Watch Now

Boxlight MimioConnect Lessons and Lesson Plans
Thousands of free lesson plans and activities, many of them teacher-created. The lesson plans span the preK-12 curriculum and include world languages, history and social studies, reading and language arts, science, mathematics and much more. Get Free Lessons