Resources for Shawsheen Students & Families during School Closure Due to Covid-19
This document provides links to various resources that students can access for guidance and to continue their learning during the school closure. Teachers/Counselors will also be sending students resources specific to their courses/subject-areas via email.
Xfinity Free WiFi:
Xfinity WiFi hotspots across the country will be available to anyone who needs them for free – including non-Xfinity internet subscribers. Please note that access to this is directly though Xfinity and not through Shawsheen Tech.
Ed Tech Support:
If you are having trouble with your Shawsheen email account, Aspen account or with receiving district communications, please email email@example.com - this email account will be monitored throughout the closure.
Guidance and Health Services Resources:
SAMHSA article on Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks
CDC article on Helping Children Cope with Emergencies
CDC article about Talking to Children about Coronavirus for Parents and School Staff
CDC resource on Managing Stress & Anxiety during Covid-19 Outbreak with tips for parents
Social-Emotional Learning and Self-Care Resources for Educators, Schools, and Parents Related to Covid-19
NYT article on talking to adolescents about the coronavirus
National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) article on Talking to Children about Coronavirus – Parent Resource
How to Talk to Children about the Coronavirus
World Health Organization Myth Busters on Coronavirus
Psychological Tips for How to Support Children & Adolescents Emotions
PBS offers free, interactive lessons in all major subject areas
WGBH is partnering with the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to provide Distance Learning to Massachusetts students (multiple resources linked on this page)
Khan Academy offers free online lessons and activities in all major subject areas
newsela is offering free access to students so they can utilize a range of resources related to English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science
List of free online educational resources with descriptions
Next Gen Personal Finance offers financial literacy games for students.
Knowledge Matters offers interactive simulations for business, marketing and personal finance.
Practical Money Skills offers financial literacy learning activities for students.
Terrific Websites for Science
Virtual Museums/Tours/Field Trips:
Additional free online learning resources: