COYOTE CONNECTION

COVID-19 SPECIAL EDITION

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---------March 16th thru April 24th---------

Dear Kittitas School District Families

As we negotiate uncharted territories, it is important that we stay strong and work on focusing on what we can control in our lives. During this time, I would encourage you to consider the following:


  • Keep you student(s) on a schedule where you have built in time for learning, reading, exercise, and creative activities.
  • Avoid watching the news with your child(ren) and only share with them what is helpful for them to know but will not raise their anxieties or scare them.
  • Reach out to us or other resources in the community if you are struggling with how to manage through this time. We will be answering the phones at KSS this week (3/17-3/20) and after our scheduled spring break.
  • There will be food service during this week and after spring break for students, so consider taking a drive or walk to the elementary school to get your student(s) lunch.

We have developed an extensive list of website, activities, and teacher provided resources in this newsletter. We hope you will find this helpful in the coming days.


In the meantime, I wish you and your family good health and strength moving forward.


Sincerely,


Heather Burfeind

KSS Principal

LINKS TO HOME LEARNING WEBSITES

IXL

FREE PRACTICE FOR ALL MATH SKILLS GRADES K THRU 12

VIRTUAL NERD VIDEOS

FREE VIDEOS THAT TEACH ALL STANDARDS FOR GRADES 6 - 12.

KHAN ACADEMY

COVERS ALL TYPES OF COURSES FOR ALL GRADE LEVELS

MATH.COM

FREE TUTORING ONLINE FOR PRE-ALGEBRA, ALGEBRA AND GEOMETRY

PURPLE MATH

FREE ONLINE MATH COURSES WITH INSTRUCTION, PRACTICE AND TESTS

SciShow

SCI SHOW EXPLORES THE UNEXPECTED IN SCIENCE - RELATED VIDEOS

HHMI BIOINTERACTIVE

REAL SCIENCE, REAL STORIES, AND REAL DATA TO ENGAGE STUDENTS IN EXPLORING THE LIVING WORLD

BREAKOUT EDU

IMMERSIVE LEARNING GAMES FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF SUBJECTS

STORY CORPS - BECOME A HISTORIAN

YOUR STORIES AND THE STORIES OF THE PEOPLE AROUND YOU ARE VALUABLE AND UNIQUE.

GOOGLE E-BOOKSTORE

RESOURCE FOR FREE ONLINE BOOKS

CODE.ORG

FREE! BUILD REAL WORKING APPS, GAMES AND WEBSITES

BRAIN FUN

PLAY GAMES WHILE PRACTICING MATH AND READING SKILLS

STORYLINE ONLINE

HAVE SOME OF YOUR FAVORITE STORIES READ TO YOU BY MOVIE STARS

COVID-19 RESOURCES

INFORMATION AND LINKS RELATED TO CORONA VIRUS AND SCHOOL CLOSURES

GOOGLE CLASSROOM

A FEW OF OUR TEACHERS ARE USING GOOGLE CLASSROOM TO STAY CONNECTED WITH THEIR STUDENTS DURING THE CLOSURE.


IF SO - YOU SHOULD RECEIVE AN EMAIL ADVISING YOU OF THE LINK AND PASSWORD THAT YOU NEED TO ACCESS GOOGLE CLASSROOM FROM THAT TEACHER.

DO THE FIVE - HELP STOP THE VIRUS

1. HANDS - Wash them often

2. ELBOW - Cough into it

3. FACE - Don't touch it

4. FEET - Stay more than 3 feet apart

5. FEEL - Sick? Stay home