Resources for Teaching Remotely

CEC is here to support special education professionals and your ongoing efforts to apply good teaching practices remotely due to precautions surrounding the COVID-19 virus. This page is a collection of suggested resources you can use as you determine the best means to provide services to your students and their families. They have been curated for you and will be regularly updated.* 

*CEC does not endorse these products nor profit from their use. They are provided as suggested tools and resources.

Do you have a suggested resource? Share it with us.

In addition to these resources, please review this issue of Teaching Exceptional Children that focused on telepractice, as well as the live and recorded webinars available through CEC’s digital learning offerings.

Teaching Online (Tips and Web-based Platforms)

A collection of resources, tips, and platforms for online teaching.  View resources


Birth - 3 and Early Childhood

Early Childhood Personnel Center (ECPC) and Division for Early Childhood (DEC) resources.  View resources

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Resources to help faculty to transition their coursework online.  View resources

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School/District Administrator Resources

Resources for school and district administrators.  View resources


Self-care for Educators

Free resources including webinars, yoga and products for monitoring behaviors/feelings.  View resources


Planning for Virtual Lessons/Activities and Paraprofessional Training Resources

Planning resources for virtual lessons and activities.  View resources


Social Emotional Issues & Communicating with Students about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information and strategies for students to best cope with the Coronavirus.  View resources


Content Area Resources (Reading, Math, etc.)

Resources for math, reading, and more.  View resources


US Department of Education and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 Information

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 along with their Guidance for School Settings.  View resources


Resources to Share with Families

A collection of family resources.  View resources


Webinars to assist during COVID-19

CEC and partner agencies are providing these FREE webinars to the special education community during the COVID-19 crisis. This is customized information to help with your immediate needs as you meet the challenges of teaching remotely, adhering to IDEA, maintaining student privacy, and other important topics.  View resources