Teachers’ COVID Clearinghouse
DEY is providing this Clearinghouse for teachers to share resources during COVID.  Teaching during a pandemic – whether completely online, completely in person, or a hybrid – is challenging!  This feature allows teachers to share ideas for activities, music, storytelling and read alouds, puppets, classroom management, and other ideas.
Resource Category
AGE/GRADE
Best for: Pre-K
Get on Board!
November 20, 2020
Submitted by: Eva Moravcik

Start every session with a song that invites children in an acknowledges them. Get on Board Everybody (based on the…

Best for: Grades 1-3
Vehicles
November 13, 2020
Submitted by: Nancy Carlsson-Paige

We’ve been learning about all kinds of vehicles in our class. Can you make a vehicle from things you find…

Best for: All Ages
All Together Now
November 14, 2020
Submitted by: Jim St. Clair

Retired Kindergarten teacher Jim St. Clair sings the Beatles song, “All Together Now” and invites children to sing along.

Best for: All Ages
Freight Train
November 14, 2020
Submitted by: Jim St. Clair

Retired Cambridge, MA kindergarten teacher Jim St. Clair sings the Elizabeth Cotten song,  “Freight Train” and invites children to help…

Best for: All Ages
Swing on a Star
November 15, 2020
Submitted by: Jim St. Clair

Cambridge, MA former kindergarten teacher Jim St. Clair sings the Bing Crosby hit, “Swing on a Star.”

Best for: All Ages
The Lion Sleeps Tonight
November 15, 2020
Submitted by: Jim St. Clair

Former Cambridge, MA kindergarten teacher sings “The Lion Sleeps Tonight.”

Best for: Pre-K, K, Grades 1-3
Listening Activity
November 17, 2020
Submitted by: Nancy Carlsson-Paige

Ask children to go outside, to sit quietly for a few minutes and to carefully listen to the sounds around…

Best for: All Ages
Defending the Early Years presents Dr. Susan Linn and Audrey Duck Talking about the Coronavirus
November 13, 2020
Submitted by: Susan Linn

Audrey Duck asks Susan about the coronavirus. Why can’t I play with my friends? Why do you have to work…

Best for: All Ages
Telling Feltboard Stories Online
November 12, 2020
Submitted by: Blakely Bundy

Tell the same feltboard stories in person and online.  The children will enjoy the familiarity of first hearing them in…

Best for: All Ages
Three Little Birds
November 12, 2020
Submitted by: Jim St. Clair

A song to be enjoyed by all ages, sung by Jim St. Clair.

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