Community Resources for Educators, Caregivers, and Students.

SEL (Social Emotional Learning)

Teacher Wellness

Teachers Aligned is network, website, and podcast built for those interested in mindfulness, trauma-informed practices, restorative practices, social-emotional learning, yoga, self-care, neuroscience, psychology, and teacher wellness.

SEL4SC

Mental Health Resource Guides by Region

SEL Resources

Youth Light Inc.

SEL4SC – For Families

WIFI:

Comporium

Comporium is offering 60 days of free Standard HSI service and free installation to any home that is:

• The primary home of a student in kindergarten through high school, in technical school, in college, or in graduate school;

• Currently without our internet service and that hasn’t had internet service with Comporium for the past 90 days; and

• Located where Comporium would normally provide internet service.

To find out more, please contact us at 1-888-403-2667 or chat with a member of our customer service team at www.comporium.com. Customers living in Comporium’s Midlands service area should call 1- 800-258-7978.

Spectrum

  • Charter will offer free Spectrum broadband and Wi-Fi access for 60 days to households with K-12 and/or college students who do not already have a Spectrum broadband subscription and at any service level up to 100 Mbps. To enroll call 1-844-488-8395. Installation fees will be waived for new student households.
  • Charter will partner with school districts to ensure local communities are aware of these tools to help students learn remotely. Charter will continue to offer Spectrum Internet Assist, high speed broadband program to eligible low-income households delivering speeds of 30 Mbps.
  • Charter will open its Wi-Fi hotspots across our footprint for public use.
  • Spectrum does not have data caps or hidden fees.

 

WCTEL ANNOUNCES FREE INTERNET SERVICES

WCTEL Has announced two free Wi-Fi hotspots, as well as free Wi-Fi service for students (K-12 or college) for 60 days!

Wi-Fi will be available at the following locations for FREE from 8 AM – 8 PM!

  • West Carolina Tel Office | 619 W. Front St, Iva
  • Starr-Iva Water & Sewer | 104 Roy Arnold Rd, Starr

New customers that have a student (K-12 or College) in the home or work-from-home and do not have internet service, WCTEL will provide FREE installation and 60 days FREE service.

WCTEL will offer a FREE 60 day internet upgrade for existing customers that have a student (K-12 or College) in the home or work-from-home and need to upgrade their broadband service.

Call 864-446-2111 to sign-up!

Visit https://www.wctel.com/covid-19… for more info!

AT&T

AT&T: two months of free service to new access customers who order by April 30, 2020. It will then be five dollars a month or 10 dollars a month after the free two months, depending on speed. The company said it will expand eligibility for households participating in National School Lunch Program/Head start

FTC

FTC: 888-218-5050 and press ‘4’ when prompted, visit FTC.net and begin a chat session by clicking on the bottom right of the screen, text 843-382-8398, email contact@ftc.net

Hagray

Hagray: visit Hargray.com/freeinternet, or call 877-427-4729

Home Telecom

Home Telecom: visit HomeSC.com/Connect, contact caoimhe.zett@hometelco.com or 843-761-9859PRTC: Walterboro customers call 843-538-2020, or St. George customers call 843-931-1212

PRTC

PRTC (Piedmont): call 864-682-3131

TruVista

TruVista: call 800-768-1212

XFinity/Comcast

Xfinity/Comcast: details on free hotspots at wifi.xfinity.com


Food Resources:

Grab-and-Go Meal Sites (SCDE)

Anderson 1

To ensure the students of Anderson School District One continue to receive healthy and nutritious meals during the time schools are closed in response to COVID-19, Anderson School District One will be providing breakfasts and lunches free of charge to anyone 18 and younger at two District locations beginning Tuesday, March 17.

We will not be serving meals on March 20 and 23 as these days were scheduled student holidays.

Meals will be prepared in our school facilities by trained Student Nutrition Services Staff. All existing DHEC and FDA approved procedures for meal prep, storage, service and sanitation will be observed.

The following sites will be providing meals during the school closures:
Palmetto Elementary School
Cedar Grove Elementary School

While schools are closed, nutritionally balanced meals will be provided to all children aged 18 or younger regardless of race, color, sex, disability, age or national origin. Children are not required to be enrolled in Anderson School District One to be eligible for this service.

Lunches will be served beginning at 11:30 am each morning until 1:00 pm during regularly scheduled school days. All meals will be served in the school’s car drop off line by the main entrance, and students must be present to receive their meals. In addition to a bagged lunch, parents will be able to pick up breakfast for the next day while in line.

The district has requested a waiver to approve additional sites. We will send an update if and when new sites are approved.

Anderson 2

Our district will serve breakfast and lunch to students free of charge through our e-learning feeding program beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020. All students of Anderson School District 2 may pick up a prepared bag that will include breakfast and lunch at Belton Elementary or Honea Path Elementary from 10:30 – 11:00 am. Students who ride buses will have the option of having their meals delivered to their bus stop, which will begin at 10:30 am. Bus drivers will make every effort possible to have all meals delivered by 11:30 am. Students must be present to pick up the meal.

Meals will be available weekdays except for Friday, March 20, 2020 and Monday, March 23, 2020. All students will receive the same meal and meals may contain allergens.

If you are interested in receiving a meal, please complete the following survey.

Anderson 3

Anderson 3 will serve breakfast and lunch to students free of charge beginning Wednesday, March 18. 🍱

-MEAL DELIVERY: Students who ride buses will have the option of having their meals delivered to their bus stop, which will begin at 10:30 am. Bus drivers will make every effort possible to have all meals delivered by 11:30 am.

-MEAL PICK-UP: All students may pick up a prepared bag that will include breakfast and lunch at Iva Elementary, Flat Rock Elementary, or Crescent High from 10:30 – 11:00 am. *Students must be present to pick up the meal.*

Meals will be available weekdays except for Friday, March 20 and Monday, March 23. If you are interested in receiving a meal, please complete the following survey. If you have already done so, you do not have to fill it out twice.

http://bit.ly/A3eLearningMeals

Beaufort County Schools

There will be 15 busses delivering breakfast and lunch on select bus routes.

Curbside Meals
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The school district is offering free breakfasts and lunches on weekdays to all children under 18 at 12 curbside pick-up locations across the county, and also at stops along special school bus routes that will operate during the district school shutdown. Each stop for meal drop-offs will last for about 20 minutes.

Download the BREAKFAST ROUTES.
Download the LUNCH ROUTES.

CURBSIDE PICK-UPS
Breakfast pick-up 7:15 – 8:45 a.m.
Lunch pick-up 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Drive-through meal pick-ups will be available in bus rider drop-offs at 12 locations (see list below). Children 18 years and younger must be present in the car to receive meals. Meal pick-up does not depend on the student’s meal status at school or where the student is enrolled.

CURBSIDE MEAL PICK-UP LOCATIONS
Beaufort High
Beaufort Middle
Battery Creek High
Bluffton High
James J. Davis Early Childhood Center
Hilton Head Island High
Okatie Elementary
Red Cedar Elementary
St. Helena Elementary
Whale Branch Early College High
Whale Branch Middle
YMCA of Port Royal

Dorchester Two

School Addresses for Grab & Go Meal Pick Up:

Alston-Bailey Elementary: 820 West 5th North Street, Summerville, SC 29483

Flowertown Elementary: 20 King Charles Circle, Summerville, SC 29485

Fort Dorchester High: 8500 Patriot Blvd, North Charleston, SC 29420

Oakbrook Elementary: 306 Old Fort Drive, Ladson, SC 29456

Spann Elementary: 901 John McKissick Way, Summerville, SC 29483

William Reeves Elementary:1003 Dubose School Rd, Summerville, SC 29483

Florence One Schools

Florence One Schools will also provide students with meals during school closures, according to the district’s website.

Starting on Monday, March 16, breakfast bags will be available from 8 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. Monday through Friday for drive-through or pick-up at the following school and community locations:

School locations:

  • Briggs Elementary
  • Carver Elementary
  • Delmae Elementary
  • Dewey Carter Elementary
  • Greenwood Elementary
  • Henry Timrod Elementary
  • Lucy T Davis Elementary
  • McLaurin Elementary
  • North Vista Elementary
  • RN Beck
  • Savannah Grove Elementary
  • Theodore Lester Elementary
  • Wallace Gregg Elementary
  • Woods Road CDC
  • Sneed Middle
  • Southside Middle
  • West Florence High School
  • Wilson High School

Community locations:

  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Brandon Woods Community
  • Brittany Place
  • Brookgreen Community
  • Church Hill
  • Glendale Community
  • Iola Park
  • Levy Park
  • Maple Park
  • Mt. Zion Apartments
  • Northwest Community
  • Pine Forrest Community
  • Quinby Community
  • Right Direction Church
  • Sand-Pit Community
  • Savannah Grove Baptist Church
  • Sedgefield Apartments
  • Southern Pines
  • Terra Community
  • Waverly
  • West Point
  • Willow’s Trace

Hot lunches with a snack will be available for drive-through or pick-up a the same school locations from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Bagged lunches and a snack will be available from 11:30 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. at these community locations. Dinners will available from 4 until 5:30 p.m. at all locations

Florence Three

Florence School District 3 food service staff arrived at Lake City High School at 6 a.m. Tuesday, March 17, to begin preparing 1,500 meals for students.

Custodians loaded eight buses that delivered meals in Lake City, Coward, Olanta and Scranton, while bus drivers drove their regular routes to offer meals at their usual bus stops.

FSD3 Superintendent Laura Hickson said the district is prepared to distribute more than 1500 if necessary. “We want to ensure our students are still able to be engaged in learning and can receive breakfast and lunch during school closures.”

After South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster ordered all schools to close through March 31 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus, Florence School District 3 implemented a meal program in order to continue feeding students during the shutdown.

The South Carolina Department of Education received a waiver from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to allow eligible school districts to serve free meals while schools are closed.

The district is using school buses to deliver breakfast and lunch to students at the regular bus stops from 10 a.m.-noon. “Grab and go” meals also are available for car pick up only at the car line at Lake City High School each weekday from 10 a.m.-noon through March 31. Signage will be posted on campus to direct vehicles to the meal pickup location. All children under 18 years old can pick up meals.

Greenwood 52

Grab and go bag lunch/breakfast will also be available from 10:30-12:30 at the following community locations:

Charlie B’s Truck Stop   

2120   Highway 246

Buzzard’s Roost Boat Ramp  

7705 Ninety Six Highway

Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church   

722 Old Ninety Six Highway

Sandridge Baptist Church 

301 Sandridge Church Road

Edgewood Circle and Cypress Mills

Bus parked at the back of Cypress Mills 10:30-11:15

Dove Point Apartments

Bus parked at Dove Point Apartments 11:20-11:50

Bolt Apartments

Bus parked outside of Bolt Apartments 12:00-12:30

If you have a child with food allergies and have not been contacted by school representative concerning meal deliveries, please contact Ellen Pake at 980-5107.

Kershaw County Schools

Kershaw County Schools announced they will be serving free breakfast and lunch on weekdays starting Monday, March 16 for those who are 18 years and younger at drive-through pick up locations at Bethune Elementary, Blaney Elementary, Camden High and North Central Middle.

Free meals are available for all children regardless of their meal status during the school year. Pick up will be along the bus rider line at each school with breakfast available from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students must be present at the time of pick up. According to the district, all food is “grab and go.” No food will be consumed on-site.

Horry County Schools

According to district spokesperson Lisa Bourcier, Horry County Schools will serve breakfast and lunch Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. beginning Monday, March 16 at the following locations:

  • Aynor Elementary
  • Green Sea Floyd’s Elementary
  • Homewood Elementary
  • Loris Elementary
  • Myrtle Beach Elementary
  • Myrtle Beach Middle
  • North Myrtle Beach Middle
  • Palmetto Bays Elementary
  • Socastee Elementary
  • Waccamaw Elementary
  • Whittemore Park Middle

“Lunches include grab and go style meals and students must be present in the vehicle. Meals will be provided for all students 18 years and younger and can be picked up at any of the stated locations,” Bourcier says. “Monday through Wednesday’s grab and go bags will include one lunch and one breakfast for the next day. Thursday’s grab and go bags will consist of one lunch, and one breakfast and lunch for Friday.  Adult meals will not be provided.”

Lexington Two

Lexington Two will serve free breakfast and lunch weekdays, Monday through Friday, to any child in need while schools are closed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Meals for youth ages 18 and younger will be offered by Sodexo, the district’s food service provider, at the following locations.

Tuesday and Wednesday, March 17-18, at all elementary schools: From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on these days, pick up a brown-bag lunch — along with breakfast for the following day — at any of Lexington Two’s elementary schools. Find a list of the elementary schools here: https://bit.ly/2w1zRes.

Thursday, March 19, and weekdays thereafter: A brown-bag lunch will be distributed from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. — along with breakfast for the following day — at these locations:

  • Airport High: 1315 Boston Ave.
  • Cayce Elementary: 515 Bulldog Blvd.
  • Riverbank: 160 Cougar Drive
  • Wood: 737 Pine Ridge Drive

In addition, Turner AME Church will provide a lunch and snack from 12 p.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The first day of that service is Monday, March 16. The church is at 1122 Monticello Road.

Lexington Four

Meals

Tomorrow, we will have breakfast and lunch pickup for all Lexington Four students at the same three locations with a small time change for breakfast.

Breakfast will be available for pickup from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM.

Lunch will be available for pickup from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM.

Meals are available in the front offices of Frances Mack Intermediate School, the Early Childhood Center, and Swansea High Freshman Academy.

Transportation will be contacting the families of bus riders to coordinate delivery of meals which are scheduled to begin on Wednesday. More details about distribution of meals via buses will be published tomorrow.

Marion County School District

The Marion County School District will be preparing a bag lunch daily until March 31, the district says in a Facebook post. Families can pick-up lunches between 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m. at the following locations:

Mullins attendance area:

  • Palmetto Middle School
  • First Friendship Church
  • Mt. Zion AME in Zion
  • Gapway Recreation Center
  • North Mullins Primary School

Marion attendance area:

  • Easterling Primary School
  • Marion High School
  • Mt. Zion in Sellers
  • The Hot Spot
  • Temperance Hill Fire Department

Marlboro County School District

Starting Monday, March 16, the Marlboro County School District will provide lunch and a snack to children during the school closures Monday through Friday, the district says in a Facebook post. These will be provided in a drive-through pick-up and a bus stop pick-up. School site drive-through pick-up will be from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. and bus stop pick-up will be 5 hours after morning pick-up time. The following schools will be drive-through locations:

  • AMIkids Infinity Marlboro
  • Bennettsville Primary School
  • Bennettsville Intermediate School
  • Marlboro County High School
  • Blenheim Middle School of Discovery
  • Clio Elementary
  • McColl Elementary Middle
  • Wallace Elementary Middle

“It is our priority to ensure that our students continue to receive the proper nutrition during this school closure. This service is available to ALL Marlboro County children 18 years of age and younger. No student will be permitted to enter the building or eat on-site,” the district post also says.

Oconee County School DIstrict – https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LE1lYz6uHSFCwGGzvE-ZJsn6Hc6AzjOa/view

Orangeburg School District

Beginning Monday, March 16, the district will provide two meals a day for all students. Meals will be served in a “grab and go” style at every school location. Students will pick up meals and carry it home with them. Please note that students 18 years old and younger may pick up lunch from any school location.

Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and lunch from 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. at each school site. In addition, bus drivers will begin delivering meals along bus routes throughout the district at 10:30 am and will make regular stops enabling students to pick up bagged lunches from the bus.

Richland One

Richland One will provide free breakfast and lunch for students while schools are closed, starting Monday, March 16.

Breakfast will be available for pick-up from 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m., and lunch will be available for pick-up from 12:30-2:30 p.m. at the following sites: Carver-Lyon, Rosewood and Webber elementary schools; Southeast and St. Andrews middle schools; and Eau Claire, Lower Richland and A.C. Flora high schools.

Richland Two

While school is closed, free bag breakfasts and lunches for children up to age 18 will be made available.

The meals will be distributed through pick-up lines outside of the school buildings at the following locations: Bridge Creek Elementary, Dent Middle, Joseph Keels Elementary, Killian Elementary, Longleaf Middle, North Springs Elementary, Polo Road Elementary and Rice Creek Elementary. In the effort to support social-distancing practices, the meals cannot be consumed on-site.

Spartanburg Two

On Tuesday, March 17 we will begin providing meals for All Children in our Community! Meal pick up will be in the bus loops at Chesnee High School and Boiling Springs Middle School from 11AM-1PM. If you are not able to pick up a meal, please call your student’s school for assistance.

Sumter School District

Sumter School District will continue to provide students with a meal during the district’s two-week closure. Through a snatch-a-snack process, breakfast and lunch will be distributed Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20 in the bus pick-up area at each school with breakfast available from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Students must be present at the time of pick up as no food will be consumed on-site. Information regarding the distribution of food the following week will be communicated. If families experience difficulties regarding the ability to retrieve a device or a meal, please contact your school’s principal.


Educational Resources:

 

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1 Join “Amazing Educational Resources” for more Resources: https://www.facebook.com/groups/445786889466638/
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3 Do you know another company to add? Email amazingeducationalresources@gmail.com. They can be added to the list.
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5 New Facebook group created for resources on School Closures: Educator Temporary School Closure for Online Learning https://www.facebook.com/groups/Temporaryschoolclosuresupport/?notif_id=1583892698579939&notif_t=group_r2j_approved
6 Company Link
7 Discovery Ed https://www.discoveryeducation.com/coronavirus-response/
8 BrainPop https://educators.brainpop.com/2020/02/19/free-brainpop-access-for-schools-affected-by-the-corona-virus/?utm_source=organic&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=coronavirus&utm_content=free-access
9 Kahoot https://kahoot.com/blog/2020/02/27/kahoot-free-access-schools-higher-education-coronavirus/
10 Pronto https://pronto.io/coronavirus/
11 BookCreater App https://bookcreator.com/2020/03/support-for-schools-affected-by-coronavirus/
12 Google for Edu https://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/education/distancelearning-covid19
13 Tynker https://mailchi.mp/tynker/in-support-of-schools-facing-health-related-closure
14 Buncee https://blog.buncee.com/supporting-remote-student-learning/
15 Pear Deck https://www.peardeck.com/staying-connected
16 Kami https://blog.kamiapp.com/remote-learning-with-kami-during-school-shutdowns/
17 Parlay https://parlayideas.com/school-closure-support/
18 Elementari https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdJ1LAywQdwvNKN_SpsypVA48XOaoCTQoGhuaP7e12fgwPnWA/viewform
19 EdPuzzle https://support.edpuzzle.com/hc/en-us/articles/360039805612-Help-for-schools-affected-by-Covid-19
20 Wakelet https://wakelet.com/wake/3af73ea4-a652-4e38-934d-765aefe0f35b
21 Twinkl https://www.twinkl.com/blog/how-to-utilise-twinkl-during-the-coronavirus-shutdown-a-guide-for-schools?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=corona
22 Hapara https://hapara.com/from-home/
23 Manga High https://www.mangahigh.com/en-gb/blog/2020-03-06-free-access-schools-online-maths-coronavirus
24 ListenWire http://blog.listenwise.com/2020/03/listenwise-support-for-schools-affected-by-the-coronavirus/
25 MobyMax http://press.mobymax.com/mobymax-to-provide-all-k-8-schools-and-school-districts-closed-by-covid-19-with-free-internet-learning-software
26 GoGuardian https://www.goguardian.com/blog/learning/goguardian-teacher-for-remote-learning/
27 Seterra Geography https://online.seterra.com/en/p/corona-support
28 We Video https://www.wevideo.com/education
29 Education Perfect https://epforlearning.com/2020/education-perfects-technology-minimising-impact-on-100-coronavirus-affected-schools-in-china/
30 Slido Education https://blog.sli.do/slido-for-education/
31 Breakout Edu https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome
32 Microsoft Education https://educationblog.microsoft.com/en-us/2020/03/how-schools-can-ramp-up-remote-learning-programs-quickly-with-microsoft-teams/
33 NearPod https://nearpod.com/coronavirus
34 Zoom https://blog.zoom.us/wordpress/2020/02/26/zoom-commitment-user-support-business-continuity-during-coronavirus-outbreak/
35 ScreenCastify https://twitter.com/Screencastify/status/1226934956930281472
36 Mystery Science https://mysteryscience.com/?fbclid=IwAR0tiDhJA1fs0tvraKnXpDLa2JlJGXQhzPR4UnQRVfbOR1Ca3C5yQY5tNwQ
37 Age of Learning (ABCMouse, Adventure Academy, ReadingIQ) https://www.ageoflearning.com/schools
38 Storyline https://www.storylineonline.net/
39 Read to Me https://www.readtomeintl.org/
40 Starfall https://www.starfall.com/h/
41 Tumble Books https://www.tumblebooks.com/