As always, the safety of our out-of-school time practitioners, children and families is our top priority. Our response to the coronavirus pandemic continues to be informed by the guidance of public health agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention along with local experts. The Opportunity Project advises our stakeholders to implement the appropriate protocols to help keep everyone safe, including universal indoor masking.
Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, universal indoor masking will be a requirement of out-of-school time and youth serving organizations supported by The Opp.
The COVID-19 vaccine is available free of charge to anyone ages 12 and older. Click here for more information and to schedule your free immunization appointment: bit.ly/3kXzneO
Partners who need help procuring PPE or have questions about this requirement can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A community guide to the resources available to families &
children in the Tulsa area, including:
Browse the portal today to discover the best option for your family!
CDC Guidance for School Settings
Resources for administrators, teachers, and families on how to approach extended school closures. The CDC also has child-friendly resources to help students understand what COVID-19 is and how students can help to keep themselves and their loved ones safe and healthy.
Compiled lessons and resources to help guide you, your students and their caretakers right now.
Rigorous learning experiences made accessible and engaging for all. BrainPOP is a trusted learning resource supporting core and supplemental subjects, reaching millions of learners worldwide.
Distance learning toolkit from Edmodo, an educational technology company offering a communication, collaboration, and coaching platform to K-12 schools and teachers. The Edmodo network enables teachers to share content, distribute quizzes, assignments, and manage communication with students, colleagues, and parents.
Facing History & Ourselves
During the rapidly evolving situation around the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Facing History is supporting teachers in making sense of the situation, and making the best of whatever educational “class time” they have with students—whether in the classroom, in the midst of a school closure, or planning to begin teaching remotely.
Online Curriculum (free access to content through remainder of the year) – Newsela
Newsela is an Instructional Content Platform that brings together engaging, accessible content with integrated assessments and insights to supercharge reading engagement and learning in every subject. Content on Newsela covers topics students care about, that connect to core curriculum, and are aligned to standards.
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Free E-learning tools for educators transitioning to distance education.
The New York Times
The Learning Network site is dedicated to helping people teach and learn with Times content. They offer fresh classroom resources — from lesson plans and writing prompts to news quizzes, student contests and more — all based on articles and images published on NYTimes.com.
Resources for Educators and Students
The National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) is an organization of State Teachers of the Year, National Teachers of the Year, and Finalists for State Teacher of the Year who are deeply committed to ensuring that every child in America gets the high-quality education they deserve. At this crucial moment in public education, NNSTOY members mobilized to create this list of resources to assist teachers and students.
Free K-12 Standards Aligned Videos and Interactive Lesson Plans
Direct access to PBS’ learning media, thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources. Resources are aligned to Common Core and national standards and include videos and interactives, as well as audio, documents, and in-depth lesson plans.
School Closure Resource Hub
Transcend has resources for leaders, teachers, and families to help combat the uncertainty many districts are currently facing provided by Transcend, a national nonprofit that works with communities to encourage innovation and achieve equity in educational settings.
Scholastic Learn at Home
Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. You can keep the learning going with these special cross-curricular journeys. Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids pre-k through grades 6+ can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers. Just find your grade level and let the learning begin!
Check out the webinars on how to teach online and learn from home. They’ll walk you through how to use their deeply interactive digital textbooks (FlexBooks) and find engaging content on their platform for online learning.
Digital learning content for preschool through high school
Free Maker Stations
3 Free Weeks of Maker Stations to keep your children creating at home! Each challenge includes simple instructions using materials around the house, QR code video resources, and a student recording sheet.
Online homeschool platform & curriculum for Pre-K to 12th grade. All main subjects are covered, plus extra curriculum courses.
Entertaining & educational videos for all levels and subjects
Online education program for toddler through high school.
Saving Dollars and Sense
100 free online educational program ideas
Find and fix learning gaps
Education for kids all topics
Resource section includes free flashcards, coloring pages, worksheets, and other resources for children, teachers, and parents.
Brainscape offers over a million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable.
Art of Problem Solving
Alcumus is specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities
Free hosting of virtual events
Shape America Society of Health and Physical Educators
K-12 health and physical educators to compile resources that will help you provide high-quality, standards-based lessons in a virtual environment. Adapt, repurpose or use the resources as you see fit.
Amazing Educational Resources
Free educational courses offered. This is a compilation list.
Resources for Educators.
Resources on Coronavirus
AASA The School Superintendents Association
AFT resources on the coronavirus
American Federation of Teachers
ASCD in Service
Transitioning to Online Learning: Pro Tips on What You Need to Know
SEL and COVID-19
10 strategies for online learning during a coronavirus outbreak
Learning Policy Institute
Learning in the Time of COVID-19
National College Attainment Network
Coronavirus Grant Request
National Education Association
Schools and Coronavirus: What You Should Know
Proactive Planning Guidance for Schools and Program Operators During the Coronavirus Outbreak
U.S. Department of Education
Webinars and resources on SEL and mindfulness
Teachable moment lessons and SEL resources
Teaching online courses in an equitable way.
National Women’s History Museum
Digital classroom resources and lesson plans
Educator Guide – Optimistic Thinking
We Are Teachers
130+ free Online learning resources from pre-k to high school.
Racial Equity Tools
Social Justice resources.