IRIS Center Tip Sheets
The New York State Education Department (NYSED), Office of Special Education is sharing the following resources provided by the IRIS Center. The IRIS Center, supported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs and located at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College, develops and disseminates free, engaging online resources about evidence-based instructional and behavioral practices to support the education of all students, particularly struggling learners and those with disabilities. Resources are provided for informational purposes only and do not constitute NYSED endorsement of any websites or other sources. Please be aware that websites listed may change. The information provided is true and complete to the best of our knowledge.
The IRIS Center has created the following two free, downloadable tip sheets for parents supporting their children’s learning at home:
- My child says she doesn’t like online learning. How can I help? - This tip sheet offers practical ideas and strategies for helping children adapt to some of the challenges and frustrations of learning in a virtual environment.
- How can I help my elementary child stay focused during online learning? - Learning at home via a virtual environment can make it hard for younger childrento remain focused. This tip sheet offers some ideas to help.