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Resources from Teachers College

Center for the Professional Development of Teachers (CPET)
Support for teachers during COVID-19

Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education and Policy
COVID-19 update and NYC resources 

Gottesman Libraries 
Blog with tips for navigating K-12 distance learning and other issues

External Resources

Youth Remote Learning
With traditional classroom learning currently on hold, Columbia University Professor of Sociology Shamus Khan and Teachers College Associate Professor of Arts Administration Jennifer C. Lena have launched the new website Youth Remote Learning to connect students with online courses that will help to promote intellectual curiosity in an online platform.

New York City Department of Education Learning at Home
The NYC Department of Education’s official page for information about learning from home.

Arts and Cultural Organizations

Museums with Virtual Tours through Google Arts & Culture - You can tour the collections of more than 1,200 museums online through the Google Arts and Culture catalog. Start with its top 10 virtual museum tour list, or just browse through the online catalog for top children's museums, or favorite periods or artist.  

Good Housekeeping has compiled a list of museums, zoos and theme parks offering free virtual tours 

Travel+Leisure has compiled its own, shorter version as well.

Metropolitan Opera encore presentations from the award-winning Live in HD series of cinema transmissions on the company website for the duration of Met’s closure.

Jazz at Lincoln Center - We could all use a little music to soothe our souls. So, for the next several weeks, Jazz at Lincoln Center is rolling out live music, playlists and full concert videos from past seasons at no cost. 

Burpee Museum of Natural History - Live Facebook events daily at 10:30 am 

The New Victory Theater - offering a week of percussion-based activities 

Daily Doodling with Author Mo Willems - Every day at 1:00 pm

Projects & Crafts

Printables & Cardboard Crafts

Fun with Boxes

Made by Joel 

Fingerprint Art

Famous Paintings to Print and Color

The above websites and organizations are not affiliated with Teachers College. The views expressed are solely those of the speaker to whom they are attributed. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the faculty, administration, staff or Trustees either of Teachers College or of Columbia University.

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