Dear Teachers, School Staff, and Educators Across the Bronx:
Schools are like second homes to families across our borough, and as America struggles with the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 school-year is no doubt unique. But during these uncertain times, it’s teachers across the Bronx who are making a difference. Whether at charter public schools, district public schools, or parochial schools, you are overcoming obstacles for the kids you serve. You are the new front lines in these challenging times, supporting our kids and preparing them for the future.
Thank you for going above and beyond. Thank you everything you’re doing. Thank you for the obstacles you’ve overcome and the personal sacrifices you’ve made on behalf of our children. Thank you for so often putting the best interests of students ahead of your own.
We appreciate all the work you have done, and all the work you will do, on behalf of our communities.
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In This Together
For Remote Learning
Most schools – traditional public, charter public and private – have moved to some form of remote learning. There are many lessons and experiences that we, as Bronx charter public schools, have learned since March.
This document shares some of our best practices for all teachers and schools. We want to be part of the solution in this unprecedented moment, because we are all in this moment together on behalf of our communities.
Additional Resources for Teachers
As schools continue to teach remotely, here are several helpful resources for teachers to continue teaching students in the Bronx.
- Happy Teacher Revolution is a network of teachers helping to promote wellness with virtual trainings and support group meetings.
- NCTE Member Gathering, National Council of Teachers of English provides weekly gatherings for members to share ideas and offer support to peers.
- Educating Through Crisis, National Education Association lays out steps for ensuring physical and mental wellness with webinars and other online information.
- The Educator’s Room is a collection of articles and tips for improving education using the experience of teachers.
- Resilient Educator provides articles for educators on self-care, teaching tips, and professional development.
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