Resources to Use at Home
On April 20, 2020, the national nonprofit Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) sponsored a webinar on trauma-informed practices for school-at-home and gifted children, which was presented by Hand In Hand’s Alessa Giampaolo Keener, M.Ed.
You can watch the webinar for free.
Project-Based Learning Opportunities
With the coronavirus global pandemic, many families find themselves struggling to help the children continue to learn. We have curated a few resources outside the Hand In Hand site to help you create meaningful learning opportunities for your children.
Citizen Science Projects: A database of crowdsourcing science projects from National Geographic
Virtual Library Volunteering: Transcribe and tag historical digital documents in the Library of Congress’ collection
#DiscoverThis: Free no- and low-prep activities that engage critical thinking skills while also supporting social-emotional needs.
Instant Challenges: Free creative problem solving challenges from Destination Imagination
Social Emotional Support
Living through this global crisis can cause trauma and grief for children and parents. Here are a few resources to help you out.
Advice by Ages and Stages: Handy tip sheet from NAGC for common behaviors in children living through a crisis and how to support them.
Teaching your child math can be an overwhelming experience, so we’ve put together a list of sites that can support you at home.