The videos can be accessed here:
New York State Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (NYS TESOL) has created home language tutorial videos for families and students on how to navigate Google Classroom in the following 10 languages: Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish and Urdu. It is free and open to all:
The videos can be accessed here:
Please join the CEC3 Special Education Committee virtual meeting for information on what is going on with special education during these times.
You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
When: Apr 21, 2020 06:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Our partners at National Dance Institute (NDI) have created NDI Live! a weekly schedule of online classes available for anyone who would like to participate. The weekly schedule is posted on their website every Sunday. You can also sign up to receive their newsletter at the bottom of their homepage to receive the schedule in your inbox.
Food Assistance: The City of New York is providing a range of free food-related services for all New Yorkers in need. Visit nyc.gov/GetFood to learn more about Grab & Go meal options for all children and adults at NYC Schools meal hubs, online enrollment in SNAP benefits and cash assistance, or how to donate food and supplies. In addition, if you cannot leave your home, no one can get food for you, and you cannot use private delivery options, you can sign up for emergency home delivery.
Department of Education (DOE) Communication in Multiple Languages: The DOE has translated all of their communications regarding coronavirus. Please click the following translation link and scroll down to select the language of your choice.
Weill Cornell Parent Workshops: Parenting during these precarious times raises many new challenges. Following are a series of free online parent workshops to support you during this time:
New York City has created HELP NOW NYC, an online resource center that has information on helping New Yorkers affected by CoVID-19. HELP NOW NYC provides both resources for individuals and organizations on a wide range of services including:
Senator Hoylman is sponsoring an Earth Day Contest. See description below and submit pieces here: https://www.nysenate.gov/eform/submit/earth-day
Get free online homework help from one-on-one tutors, daily from 2–11 PM.
Available in English and Spanish, from early elementary through high school grades, in core subject areas. Video content and other resources are also available 24 hours a day. (En español)
Start learning with the Library's partner in one-on-one tutoring, Brainfuse. Log in with your library card number for access. Please note: library cards must have a home library selected. If you need to select a home library, log into your account and click on Settings to set your Preferred Pickup location. If you sign up for a card through SimplyE, you must complete this step once your barcode has been emailed to you.
Click here for more information.
The New York City Department of Education is committed to making three free meals available daily for any New Yorker. Any New Yorker who wants one can get three free meals a day at more than 400 Meal Hubs across the city. Click HERE to find a meal hub:
El Departamento de Educación de la Ciudad de Nueva York se compromete a ofrecer tres comidas gratuitas a diario para cualquier neoyorquino. Cualquier neoyorquino que quiera uno puede recibir tres comidas gratis al día en más de 400 centros de comidas en toda la ciudad. Haga clic aquí para encontrar un centro de comidas: https://www.opt-osfns.org/schoolfoodny/meals/default.aspx