As we navigate school closures to slow the spread of COVID-19, Families In Schools wants to continue to support families across California and beyond. That is why we are continuing to provide updated resources on our website in Englishand Spanish. If you would like to contribute links to additional resources, please contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have also decided to relaunch the Families In Schools Reading Challenge (formerly known as the Million Word Challenge) to encourage children ages 0-18 to continue learning. We will have weeklyreading challenges as well as a daily compassion challenges to support the health and wellness of families. If your family is interested in participating, please join the FIS Reading & Compassion Challenge Facebook Group. We will be launching the campaign via Facebook Live on April 6, 2020, at 5:00 PM.
Creating a New Routine for Your Child
While school closures are important to ensuring our safety, we realize they are not only interrupting our daily routine but the routines of our children as well. A regular routine will help children feel like they are still on a normal schedule and help keep them learning during their time away from school. Read More
Selecting the Best Resources for Your Child
Fortunately, there are thousands of resources available online today for students to continue learning even while their school is closed. However, it is not always clear, which resources families should direct their students to. It can feel overwhelming, but here are some questions to consider when reviewing educational resources for students of all ages. Read More
Families In Schools staff are working hard to continue to update their vetted resource lists for learning at home. Updates will be made M-F before 12PM, resources will be located on the website.