DOE unveils resources available for transition to distance learning

Commissioner of Education Richard Corcoran announced Friday that information and resources are now available for students, parents and school districts in Florida during the extended spring break as they transition into distance learning.
Educational resources and district meal plans are available on the DOE’s emergency response page. This page also has information on the state’s response to COVID-19.
“It is essential that our students use this time to keep up with their studies,” Corcoran said. “There are a wide variety of free education resources available so students can continue learning. School districts are also partnering with local restaurants and vendors to provide meals so no family needs to worry about making sure their child has healthy food to eat. I applaud our school districts and thank businesses throughout the state for finding innovative ways to ensure students have what they need during this extended break.”
Most school districts in the state will end their extended spring break March 27 and begin on line learning March 30.
Below are links to resources that will be helpful to teachers, parents and students during this time, including a links to sites that offer on line courses, lessons, practice exercises and videos free of charge. There is also a link to a site where you can locate where free meals are available through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.

Resources:
www.cpalms.org/Public
www.khanacademy.org
floridastudents.org
summerbreakspot.freshfromflorida.com

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