Whole Child Lessons
For students and families, the closure of schools and COVID-19 may cause emotional stress. Below you will find resources and lessons created by the Tacoma School District in Washington to help keep families safe, healthy, challenged, engaged, and supported. This is a stressful time, but together, we'll get through it.
Mental and Social-Emotional Health
South Bay Families Connected has curated a variety of resources for South Bay families. In order to help parents and caregivers in their goal of protecting their children's mental health during this challenging time, they are updating this resource page with trusted national resources, expert advice, and informative articles.
The California Parent and Youth Helpline provides support and resource referrals to parents and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7 days a week from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish, and other languages.
Beach Cities Health District has shared family resources for MindUP, the social-emotional learning curriculum used in the RBUSD elementary schools.
Second Step, the social-emotional learning curriculum used in the RBUSD middle schools, has created a resource site, full of social-emotional lessons for K-8, in response to COVID-19.
1-888-628-5454 (en español)
Text NAMI to 741741
Public Health Resources
In light of the dynamic nature of COVID-19 situation, here are some trusted local, state, and national resources to assist you.
- RBUSD Summer Learning Resources
- Learning Heroes (en español) is a website to support parents.
- Readiness Check (en español) - which reading and/or math skills does my child need to work on?
- Learning Tools (en español) - for parents and students
- Los Angeles County Library has curated a list of at-home activities for students and adults.
- Take a virtual field trip as a family.