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Guest Post by Nathan Gildart: Distance Learning: Strategies for Wellness

I’ll cut to the chase so-to-speak in this post. If your school has closed (or is poised to close) due to COVID-19 then you’ll want to keep a couple of things in mind: our students’ physical and emotional health. The activities below are aimed at fostering physical and social activity. At the end of this post, for those rainy days, see some apps that kids can have fun with while being creative, thoughtful, and should bring a smile! Do you have an idea? Please leave them in the Comments box.

Before I continue:

1. Consider enrolling on one of these two free online courses:
Designing for Online Learning from the Global Online AcademyTeach the Global Goals: Health and Well-Being. (a 2-hour self-paced program) 2. Look at these resources put together by a couple of people using crowdsourcing to help. (there is overlap):
Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School ClosingsFree Tools for Schools Dealing with CoronavirusEducator Temporary School Closure for Online Learning (Facebo…
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