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Ideas to Keep Students Social During Online Learning

Ideas to Keep Students Social During Online Learning

  • For Parents |
  • November 4, 2020

Our fall distance learning survey found many students to be experiencing some degree of social isolation. Here are some ideas for students to safely socialize during distance learning.

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Parks and Recreation

Playgrounds, parks, trails and campgrounds are now open to the public. Many indoor facilities are also open including pools, ice rinks, tennis courts and more.

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Student Service-Learning 

Students are still required to fulfill service-learning hours for graduation. Here are ideas for volunteerism while safely connecting with peers. 

  • Food drives
  • Community beautification projects
  • Advocacy projects
  • Collecting supplies for homeless shelters
  • Creating social media campaigns

For additional ideas, contact your school’s service-learning coordinator.

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Mental Health and Wellness

With less access to their peer support system, students may experience an increase in anxiety, depression, stress and trauma.

Professional school counselors and psychologists are available to support students during distance learning. Counselors will address emotional health and wellness with elementary students within the next two weeks.

Mental health clinicians are also available in our community schools and middle schools. 

Mental Health Resources