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Online Resources During Remote Instruction

Remote Instruction through May 28, 2020 / Last Day of School

Virtual Office Hours: (M-F) 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. / 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Disclaimer: These online resources are meant to provide additional learning opportunities and assistance to Melissa ISD families during the remote instructional support period. Postings do not equal endorsement of the online resource, its content, or the creator of the content.

Content is believed to be appropriate for all ages unless otherwise stated.

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Video: Four Tips for Successful Home Learning

Mental Health & Social Services

Caring for You and Your Family’s Stress
Coronavirus resources for kids, parents/guardians, and educators.

Finding Help in a Crisis
Life Path Systems offers mental health resources, a crisis hotline, and mobile crisis outreach.

Resource Guide for Families in Need
Localized resource guide for health, education, basic needs, and more.

COVID-19 Information & Resources Related to Mental Illness
Coronavirus Information and resources from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).

Search for Food, Housing & Health Resources
Texas Health & Human Services offers this online resource for help with food, housing, and more. Type in your need and your zip code to begin.

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
A guide to talking to your children about COVID-19 from the Child Mind Institute.

Caring for Children in a Disaster
The CDC’s Guide for Caring for Children in a Disaster.

Kids Coping Coloring Book
(Pre-K – 5th Grade)
Carolina conquers her coronavirus fears in this kids coping coloring book.

MyStrength App
(9th – 12th Grade & Parents/Guardians)
Life Path Systems provides self-guided tools in the MyStrength app to help you stay mentally healthy and strong.

Read Aloud: The Yucky Bug by Julia Cook
(Pre-K – 5th Grade)

First Aid for Feelings Workbook
(Pre-K – 5th Grade)
A free 16-page downloadable workbook available in English and Spanish, offered by Scholastic.


Discovery Education
Take a look at the Discovery Education virtual field trips that can take you all over the world, right from your living room.

Google Earth
Visit amazing places all over the world through Google Earth.

The Hidden Worlds of the Natural Parks
Interactive experiences for viewers to actually pretend they are at a variety of locations around the world. You can walk through the location as if you are actually there.

Natural Museum of History
Video webcasts hosted by the Smithsonian Natural Museum of History.

Google Arts & Culture

PBS Learning Media
Video episodes of interesting events around the world.

(Pre-K – 5th Grade)
Wonderopolis is a place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages.

ABCya! Learning Games
Over 400 fun and educational games designed by parents and educators.

Fun Stuff for Kids from The Smithsonian Institute
(Pre-K – 5th Grade)

Melissa Elementary Libraries Portal
(Pre-K – 5th Grade)

Submission Form for Staff

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