If you are looking for resources for those unemployed, need financial assistance, or have other challenges and questions related to COVID-19, visit our list of Resources for NJ Residents.
ProLiteracy has put together a great list of resources here: https://proliteracy.org/health.
World Education's distance learning page includes resources and also upcoming webinars on distance learning: https://edtech.worlded.org/tips-for-distance-learning/.
Low Tech Lesson Ideas
You can find some low tech lesson ideas on Literacy NJ's list of ideas for tutoring from home. Check out our recorded webinar here for ideas about adapting lesson ideas to remote tutoring sessions.
Check out Using your Cell Phone for Instruction and other tips on ProLiteracy's blog.
Literacy NJ students have been writing about their experiences during the pandemic. Here is a Lesson Plan for Writing Haiku; you can see some examples of our students' poetry here.
You can read more of our students' pieces and others from around the state on NJALL's page, Adult Learning Writing in the Time of COVID 19. To submit a piece of writing, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. A selection will be published each week.
Webinars on Distance Learning Instruction
Literacy NJ webinars by Rebecca Powers and Matt Ford
Distance Learning - adapting your lessons to remote tutoring
Family Literacy - tutoring ideas for students who are parents
Webinars from EdTech Center @ WorldEd (offered and recorded weekly)
Tutorials on using Online Platforms
Using PPT & Google Slides from Lisa Weston, Literacy NJ Mercer tutor
Zoom Tips from Lisa Weston, Literacy NJ Mercer tutor
Using Zoom for Adult Literacy Distance Learning (webinar- ProLiteracy)
Zoom tutorials (YouTube)
Khan Academy (webinar - PA Adult Education Resources)
USA Learns (webinar- PA Adult Education Resources)
Google Classroom (website)
Google Classroom (YouTube)
Google Hangouts (YouTube)
Basic Computer Skills Tutorials on GCF Learn Free
Examples of groups being taught on Zoom:
Rebecca's Beginner ESL Class
Rebecca's Intermediate ESL Class
Joke of the Week
Rebecca's Reading Group
Review agenda/assistance for NJ residents
Read and discuss a story