Social-Emotional Support for ELLs During COVID-19

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Learn more about how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting English language learners (ELLs) and immigrant families and how schools can partner with families to support students.

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Resources for educators

See this resource section from Reading Rockets for social-emotional learning (SEL) resources related to COVID-19, information about trauma and the pandemic, and engaging with students from a distance.

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Resources for families

Public Media Resources

These bilingual resources offer families and educators tips for talking about the COVID-19 crisis, as well as related activities.

Sesame Street and CNN Town Hall: The ABCs of COVID-19

This CNN town hall for families includes visits from beloved Sesame Street characters, as well as experts around the country. Watch Elmo make a face mask and Abby talk about big feelings. In addition, Alan talks about the importance of treating everyone with kindness during this difficult time.