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Teachers and Staff



California Parent and Youth Helpline

The California Department of Social Services is supporting Parents Anonymous in the launch of the new California Parent and Youth Helpline, which provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic.  We are requesting your assistance in promoting the helpline by sharing the below information with your contacts and placing the logo on relevant websites: 

The California Parent and Youth Helpline provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages.  For more information, please visit:
https://caparentyouthhelpline.org/




Online Speech and Language Resources

  • BrIQht ideas: Essential Info to Jumpstart Your Teletherapy Practice
  • Seeds of Partnership: Preschool Planning Tool resources & ‘Teaching Strategies’ in following domains: social emotional development, language and literacy, and mathematics
  • Saltillo AAC Language Lab – for Free content such as: lesson plans, activities & resources.
  • Free Printable Social Story, from Conscious Discipline: Why I Can’t I go to School?
  • StoryPlace.orgStoryPlace.org is a website that has a number of online stories and interactive activities for preschoolers and elementary-aged students. Each theme includes an online story, online activity, printable “take home” activities and suggestions for parents. A book list that corresponds with each theme is also offered.
  • PBSkids.org: Between the LionsThis website corresponds to PBSkids television show of the same name. It offers many language and literacy activities for preschool and elementary-aged children. It includes stories to view and listen to, many vocabulary activities, video clips from the show and information for parents and teachers.
  • FunBrain.comThis website offers a number of free online games for kids. Games touch upon a variety of topics, including vocabulary, grammar, reading, math and some that are just for fun! Check out Plural Girls, Grammar Gorillas or click on the reading tab for some great language activities.
  • Scholastic.comScholastic.com’s Family Playground is a great website for preschool and school-age children and their parents. This website includes a variety of games and activities for children related to popular characters and children’s books such as Clifford, Magic School Bus, Walter Wick, and I Spy.
  • Articulation Games (by Tracy Gefroh Boyd)This is a great site where children plan a variety of games to practice r’s, s’s, l’s, sh’s and ch’s.
  • The Tongue Twister Database A fun collection of tongue twisters to practice speech sounds and giggle at the same time!

Resources for School Psychologists, Behavior Specialists, School Counselors and staff

  • Imperial County Behavioral Health Services (ICBHS) The Imperial County SELPA and its member School Districts maintain a strong partnership with ICBHS to ensure youth and young adults with disabilities who experience social-emotional and/or behavioral needs receive educationally related mental health services (ERMHS).  Based on the individual needs of students, IEP teams are able to determine if ICBHS services should be initiated. To accesses ICBHS ERMHS, please use the below referral forms.

Math Resources

TouchMath products at absolutely no charge to you! TouchMath materials for your students Select from the list below to view and download as many free samples as you'd like for use with your students.

Pre-K Samples

Kindergarten Samples

First Grade Samples

Second Grade Samples

Upper Grades Samples

Money Samples

Assessments

  • Level A - Kindergarten:
    For students beginning to understand numbers. It includes counting tasks, recognition of numerals, oral identification of numerals, and beginning addition and subtraction.
  • Level B - First Grade:
    For students learning to identify and write numerals one through ten and attempting basic one-digit addition and subtraction.
  • Level C - Second Grade:
    For students learning to add and subtract two-digit numbers with regrouping.
  • Level D - Upper Grades:
    For students further developing the ability to add and subtract with regrouping and also learning basic multiplication and division.

Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) Free Webinar & Resources


Online Modules and Resources for Remote Professional Learning

Online Modules and Resources for Remote Professional Learning Click here

Curriculum Resources

Wide Open School

Wide Open School features a free collection of the best learning experiences and activities for kids, organized by grade band and subject. You will also find daily schedules with creative breaks and recommendations to keep kids engaged and exploring, one day (or one hour) at a time.


Communication Platforms

Find resources for helping your team be successful with the following communication platforms.


Movement breaks for kids at home


Reading Story Books to Kids

Storyline Online
(Videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books)

Attention and Focusing

Krazydad - Mazes
Mazes for all age Kids: (helps with attention and focusing)


Parent and Educator Resources

To help support distance learning, the Curriculum team has put together a collection of resources for parents and educators.
They have also created videos with mini-lessons that educators and parents can use.

OpenAccess-CA - Accessible Distance Learning

Click on the links below to see a list of resources for parents and educators:
Resources for Parents and Educators

- Math
- English/Language Arts & ELD
- Science/STEM
- History/Social Studies
- Physical, Emotional and Mental Health
- Dual Language & Spanish Language Development


Videos and Webinars

Using EBP in the Home and Community: Video Modeling

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a video is worth a million! Participants learned about this highly effective Evidence Based Practice (EBP) that can assist individuals with developmental disabilities in learning a broad array of skills from academic to self-help to job skills. Examples of various types of video models were shared and participants got a chance to plan and write a script for their own video that can be developed and used once they left the workshop. Presented by Patty Schetter, MA, BCBA

Using EBP in the Home and Community: Visual Supports

Participants will learn how to use this versatile Evidence Based Practice (EBP) to support individuals in the home and in community settings. Various types of visual supports that address adaptive, vocational and behavior needs are shared.
Presented by Amber Fitzgerald, MA, BCBA

MIND Tip #1: Teaching Wait




CAA Core Content Connectors

Conscious Discipline


California Alternate Assessments for ELA and Math

CAA Content Connectors - ELA

SEIS - Special Education Information System

Special Education Information System (SEIS) log-in: Click Here


CALPADS Primary Disability Category Codes

California Department of Education CALPADS Primary Disability Category Codes