bitmoji-book

*NEW* Virtual Interactive (Bitmoji) "Classroom"

Create your own interactive virtual classroom! These customizable templates include instructions for building your own Bitmoji classroom and creating a virtual hub for students, staff, and/or caregivers.

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culture-boxes-book

*NEW* Culture Boxes Activity

Cultivate social awareness, self-awareness, and relationship skills with this classroom activity that educators can model for students.

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staff-checkin-book

*NEW* Virtual Check-In Tool for Staff

Create reliable systems to check-in on staff well-being, understand how they are feeling, and respond with the appropriate supports.

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virtual-map-book

*NEW* Virtual Community Supports Map

Use Google Maps to create a virtual map of resources throughout your local community for students, caregivers, and educators to browse.

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8 Strategies for Building Belonging

8 Strategies for Building Belonging With Students and Families Virtually

Explore research on belonging and connectedness, the key tenets of virtual communication for educators, and effective strategies for building virtual connectedness.

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morning-announcement-book

Virtual Morning Announcements

Move morning meetings, advisory periods, or homeroom to video. Customize this presentation template from Teachers Pay Teachers to share messages for students and families, SEL activities, or even quotes or that resonate with you.

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virtual-journal-book

Virtual Class Journal

Create space for students to respond to daily or weekly prompts in writing, art, or photography. Ask students to submit entries through a Google Form, and compile the entries into a presentation for the class.

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notes-gratitude-book

Notes of Gratitude & Appreciation

Collect kind notes from students about their peers through a Google Form. Then, create a presentation that shares the notes. Send the presentation to students or review it together over a video call.

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temp-check-book

Virtual "Temperature Checks"

Routinely check-in with students to see how they are feeling, how digital learning is going, what they are planning to do during the day, and who they need support from. Customize the provided Google Form to send your "temperature checks." 

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