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Caregiver Support and Resources

We recognize that, during these trying times, families may be struggling with child care, decisions around their childrens’ education, and elder care. The following is a list of resources that employees may find beneficial. These resources are for personal reference only and are not endorsed or sponsored by Hampshire College.

Parenting articles, resources, groups, websites:

Afrocentric Montessori
 
A Technique to Eliminate Math Anxiety Dr. Katie Nall TEDxOcala

Shultz Photo School
 
Pretty Nerdy Press
 
Living Book Press

Creative Bug
 
Active Kids 2.0

About Earthschooling
 
Angela Craven Simply Fun

Elder/family caregiving resources: 

Care

Sittercity

Local community based childcare resources:

Department of Early Education and Care
 
Children First If anyone is interested, they should complete an intake on the website to be added to our wait list.

Parenting:

The Intentional Nanny - Katie Veatch

Positive parenting solutions

Homeschool/remote resources or groups:

Outschool
 
Woke Homeschooling

Khan Academy

Lexia  (A Rosetta Stone Company)

ABC Mouse
 
Cosmic Kids Yoga

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
 
Prodigy Game - Math
 
Deep Play for Kids by Missy Brown

Varsity Tutors
 
Reading Eggs
 
Math Seeds

Wide open school

Kid Lit TV

PBS Kids

Epic
 
Multicultural Classroom

Flyleaf Publishing Books to Remember

ABCya Learning Games and Apps for Kids
 
Teach Your Monster to Read
 
Frog Street for Young Learners-Resources for Parents

All Together Now: Chemical Reactions!-YouTube
 
Thinkwell courses for homeschool and home study

Big Life Journal for kids

Open Tent Academy

Reshelving Alexandria

A Technique to Eliminate Math Anxiety Dr. Katie Nall TEDxOcala
 
Shultz Photo School

Pretty Nerdy Press

Living Book Press

Creative Bug
 
Active Kids 2.0
 
About Earthschooling

Angela Craven Simply Fun

Childcare grants, subsidies or shares:

Massachusetts Child Care Resource and Referral

Early education and care financial assistance for families

Community Foundation of Western Massachusetts

New England Farm Workers' Council

Tutors:

GoPeer- Online Tutoring

Facebook Groups:

Learning in the Time of Corona

Conscious Parenting for the Culture Public Group/ Facebook

Background Articles/Context

Just a small shift in remote work could change everything

The Pandemic Child Care Crisis

How to Help Employees Work From Home With Kids
 
Working From Home With Kids: 5 Ways To Help Employees

Employee Burnout
 
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

Doctor Yum

Educational Apps 

  • Soundsliteracy
  • Dyslexia Quest
  • Happy Math Multiplication Rhymes
  • Rhymes
  • Read 2 Me
  • Phonics with Phonogram
  • Dyseggxia
  • DD's Dictionary: A Dyslexic Dictionary
  • Sight Words
  • Sequences for Autism
  • See.Touch.Learn
  • Words on Wheels
  • Verbal Me
  • Autism IHelp
  • Autism DDT Shapes
  • Autism DDT Letters
  • Speech with Milo
  • VIA
  • Dragon Dictation
  • Light Detector
  • Color ID
  • Taptapsee
  • Be My Eyes Helping Blind See
  • Talking Calculator
  • Saytext
  • Accessnote
  • Visual Brailler
  • The Writing Machine
  • IWrite Words
  • Letter School
  • Alpha Writer
  • ABC Pocket Phonics
  • Words Magic
  • Endless Reader / Endless Math apps
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