- How COVID-19 Is Impacting ELL and Immigrant Families
- 8 Strategies for Building Relationships with ELLs in Any Learning Environment
- Working with Community Organizations to Support ELL Students
- How Schools Can Help Meet Immigrant Students' Basic Needs
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.
National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Resources for families
- How to protect yourself when caring for a child with COVID-19 (The Washington Post)
- Coronavirus and Helping Kids: FAQs on Handwashing, Anxiety, and More (Understood)
- How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus (HealthLine)
- Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (National Association of School Psychologists)
Public Media Resources
These bilingual resources offer families and educators tips for talking about the COVID-19 crisis, as well as related activities.
- How to Talk to Your Kids About the Coronavirus | Also in Spanish (PBS Parents)
- Resources from Families During COVID-19 | Also in Spanish (Fred Rogers Company)
- Sesame Street in Communities: Health Emergencies | Also in Spanish (Sesame Street)
- Caring for Each Other: Activities, Videos, and More for Kids (Sesame Street )
- What To Say To Kids When The News Is Scary (NPR)
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.