Online Facilitated Activities & Counseling Sessions
This resource is being updated frequently - check back as needed.
- Schedule of Classes: Facilitated Activities for School-Aged Children
- Connect with Professional School Counseling: Graduate students in the Professional School Counseling program are trying to finish their contact hours so they can graduate this spring. They are offering a variety of virtual (via Zoom) psychoeducational groups for K-12 students. Please see the Group Session flyer for more information and consider signing up! Once we receive your response, we will follow up with more information and will be happy to answer any of your questions
- "Ask an Expert": (more info to come) connect with a child development expert to ask questions or get advice/recommendations.
Tips for Working at Home with Children
- A guide for parents who are working from home
- Tips for working from home with children, as well as how to explain what is currently going on in the world to your young child
- Balancing Online/Remote and In-Person Learning for Young Children
- Ways to keep your bored child busy during the Covid-19 pandemic
- At-Home Learning, A Free Resource from UNC-TV
- Love and Logic Online Parenting Classes are available for free for the month of April
Tips for Talking to Children about Coronavirus
- National Association of School Psychologists-- Helping Children Cope with Changes
- PBS- How to Talk with your Children about Coronavirus
- Sesame Street in Communities - Health Emergencies
- Conscious Discipline - COVID-19: Resources for Families and Educators
- The National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations - Emergencies and National Disasters: Helping Children and Families Cope
Home Schooling Resources
See below for resources for a variety of ages and stages.
Pre K - Birth to Age 5
Resources from Lucy Brock for Learning at Home
Here you will find a resource packet to help assist families that have young children at home. These resources and activities are divided into learning domains that are taken from the North Carolina Foundations for Early Learning and Development. Section 1, is geared towards Infant and Toddler development; this is for children ages birth to three. Section 2, is geared towards preschool development; this is for children ages three to five. We hope that these resources will provide you with the guidance one needs to help their child continue to learn at home.
General - Early Childhood
- The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction - access to Digital Remote Learning with tips for homeschooling, access to activities and digital stories, and much more
- Support for reading with your child - select activities by grade level to keep children reading, thinking, and growing
- Storyline Online - books online read by various famous people
- The Children's Council - Local resource offering daily emails for activity; also offers online support-style parenting groups
- Khan Academy for Remote Learning Quickstart Guide
- Virtual field trips for children by grade level
- Fun things do do at home with your child
- Classroom resources for science
- Backyard science activities
- Virtual Idea Factory - Appalachian State Resource for creating posters, storyboards, infographics, and other visuals with your children.