Community and Connectedness
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Community & Connectedness

Embrace social and emotional learning (SEL) strategies to foster equity, while building community and connectedness.

Develop Global Collaborators: Connect Your Students to Classrooms Around the World

Explore how to connect your students to classroom around the world to help them become effective global collaborators.

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Invite Virtual Guest Speakers to Engage and Inspire Students

Explore how to invite virtual guest speakers to engage and inspire your students.

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“R” You Ready to Recharge? Tips for Teacher Self-Care

Explore 12 ways to recharge and take care of yourself.

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Manage Your Teacher Workload in a Remote-Learning World

Explore strategies to reduce your teacher workload to save time and effort.

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Establish a Positive Teacher Presence in Your Virtual Classroom

Explore strategies for maintaining a positive presence to keep students engaged and informed in your virtual classroom.

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Connect Positively With Families

Explore five tips for communicating and connecting with families in order to develop a positive home and school partnership.

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Create a Culturally Relevant Classroom

Develop your understanding and learn how to engage in strategies that will make your class more culturally relevant.

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The AVID Open Access Back-to-School Toolkit

Explore resources, tips, and strategies to help you prepare for the start of the school year regardless of format (face-to-face, remote, or hybrid).

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Increase Your Equity Awareness

Explore best practices and strategies to help increase your awareness of equity and establish a commitment toward change.

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Address Academic Gaps

Review these five strategies for addressing academic gaps when students return in the fall.

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Embrace Differences and Establish Community

Find resources and strategies to help you embrace differences in your classroom and promote equity.

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Build Classroom Community to Support Your Students’ Social and Emotional Needs

Develop strategies to establish relationships and build a positive classroom community for your students.

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Honor and Celebrate Students During Live Remote Learning

Learn how to celebrate your students to cultivate relational capacity in a remote-learning environment.

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Recognize Students and Celebrate Together

Discover ways to honor and recognize students’ accomplishments during live virtual-teaching sessions.

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Care for Your Students During Live Remote Learning

Develop a safe and trusting virtual community to meet your students’ social and emotional needs during live remote learning.

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