COVID-19 Educator Help Desk

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COVID-19 is posing unprecedented challenges to schools around the globe. In this community, educators are coming together to help meet those challenges. Ask questions, get advice, and learn what other educators are doing around the world.

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  • With the updated CDC response educators and stakeholders alike have many questions. Closing the gap involves addressing equity issues,  lack of internet access or computers for doing class and homework, and parents that may have limited financial or educational ...

  • ISTE!   You asked, we listened. GEGs around the world are working together to put on this event. Please sign up for this FREE series to help you prepare for the Google Educator Level 1 Test. Sign up or keep on reading why this event will ...

  • Made this in Adobe Spark to pose the question on Twitter . Not too many responses. I think everyone is wondering what to do.  ------------------------------ -Karyn (@Filibuster3) Technology Training Specialist MIEExpert, MIETrainer, Apple Teacher, ...

  • Beautifully said, @Rushton Hurley !​ ------------------------------ Kristin Edwards Distance Learning Specialist CiTiBOCES @CiTiKristin ------------------------------


  • New Lessons and Tips Added to Learning Keeps Going Site

    Find high-quality, easy-to-implement activities and lessons for teaching online at, our free, open online portal of resources for educators and parents during extended school closures. In addition to a searchable database of 600+ free tools, the site has new lesson plans, learning tips and content focused on digital citizenship and managing stress during COVID-19. Start exploring now. Read More
  • COVID-19 Resources curated by ISTE members

    Members of the ISTE community have been creating and sharing amazing resources to assist schools and districts facing challenges related to COVID-19. As a disclaimer, the majority of these resources were not created by ISTE and we recommend using your best judgment in how you apply the information they contain. Read More
  • Read first: How to use this community

    This community has been created to help educators respond to the challenges created by COVID-19. Volunteers and staff from ISTE and ISTE's affiliates and partners are here to help answer questions and provide guidance.

    To make sure that this is a safe and supportive community for all educators, we ask that:

    • No one uses this space as a platform for making a sales pitch. Solicitors will be removed from the community.
    • Community members focus on solutions rather than fear-mongering or misinformation.
    • Community members agree to follow our standard Code of Conduct.

    For even more resources around how to adapt to changes in education during this time, ISTE and our partner organizations are curating strategies, tips and best practices for teaching online. Visit for more information.

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  • Learning Keeps Going

    Coronavirus is posing unprecedented challenges to schools around the globe. To help you keep the learning going, a coalition of education organizations has curated strategies, tips and best practices for teaching online under the banner of Learning Keeps Going.

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