You may, or may not, have heard about the Coronavirus here in Sacramento. If you haven’t, you’ve certainly heard about it elsewhere!
Being alarmist doesn’t help, but U.S. Health Secretary did say today that “It might make sense to close a school or certain schools or take other measures like that.”
And the U.S. Department of Education also unveiled a special webpage:
Here is the U.S. Department of Education’s homepage for the #coronavirus. It includes information from @usedgov for schools. https://t.co/rPp77F6OCq CC: @Noellerson @dannydcarlson @BobFarrace pic.twitter.com/lI5bkQMmYC
— Andrew Ujifusa (@AndrewUjifusa) February 28, 2020
Today, I realized that I hadn’t included three lengthy “Best” lists that might also be helpful – they share many sites where teachers can create “virtual classrooms” (the vast majority can be used at no-cost) for English Language Learners and English-proficient students and monitor student progress:
Let me know what I’m missing and/or share your thoughts on how you and your school might handle any future closing.