Remote Learning Resources

Remote Learning Checklist

In order to help the students who are having a hard time organizing everything in remote learning we have created a checklist. This checklist has 7 steps to take on a daily basis to ensure you are understanding what you need to do. Please see the attachment with the checklist and the link below to a video tutorial. As always if you need any help please reach out to us.

Video for using the Check List

Below are the print outs of the checklist:

Daily Checklist to help you Organize Your Remote Learnin1.docx

 Daily Checklist to help you Organize Your Remote Learnin1.pdf 

Hungry? MS158 is a pickup location.

Children can come to Marie Curie from 7:30-1:30pm Monday through Friday to pick up free meals. Students can pick up breakfast and lunch at one time. Please come to the front entrance. No need to show any identification. Stay safe! 

 

NYC School Food Delivery Assistance

School Food will deliver meals to families who cannot come to pick them up at one of the Meal Hubs.
This service is intended for individuals and families who meet all of the following criteria as a result of the COVID-19 emergency:
No members of the household can go out and get food because they are at increased medical risk or homebound
No neighbors or family members can go out and get food for you
Do not receive meal assistance from other providers (incl. Meals on Wheels or God's Love We Deliver); and
You are unable to afford meal delivery or grocery delivery

Parents can sign up here.

Additional Resources for Food Assistance
Hunger Free America:
Hunger Free NYC produces a comprehensive Neighborhood Guides to Food & Assistance containing detailed information on free food access in all five boroughs.

Food Pantries in Queens:

Food Pantries_Queens 1.docx 

 

Resources for Queen Families

Resources for Queens Families Below is a list of resources that can be utilized during this time. (CTRL click all links) 

Need help with online learning assignments?

Free Tutoring

Get free online homework help from one-on-one tutors, daily from 2–11 PM. Available in English and Spanish, from early elementary through high school grades, in core subject areas. Video content and other resources are also available 24 hours a day. (En español)Opens in a new browser tab

Start learning with the Library's partner in one-on-one tutoring, BrainfuseOpens in a new browser tab. Log in with your library card number for access. Please note: library cards must have a home library selected. If you need to select a home library, log into your account Opens in a new browser tab and click on Settings to set your Preferred Pickup location. If you sign up for a card through SimplyEOpens in a new browser tab, you must complete this step once your barcode has been emailed to you.

New York City Department of Education 

Up to date information regarding COVID-19 from the DOEOpens in a new browser tab 

Information on COVID-19 

To get up to date information from NYC via text message - text COVID to 692-692 

New York City Dept of HealthOpens in a new browser tab 

Novel CoronavirusOpens in a new browser tab 

CDC- Opens in a new browser tabTesting for coronavirusOpens in a new browser tab 

City-Wide Food Banks (Queens Area Listed Below) 

COVID-19: Food Bank For New York City ResponseOpens in a new browser tab 

Street Smarts NYC Opens in a new browser tab- Manhattan 

Hunger Free NYCOpens in a new browser tab - All 5 Boroughs 

Feeding AmericaOpens in a new browser tab - All 5 Boroughs 

Feeding Our NeighborsOpens in a new browser tab - Manhattan, The Bronx, Staten Island 

Proper way of washing hands 

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionOpens in a new browser tab 

Conversations with Children about COVID-19 

Centers for Disease Control and PreventionOpens in a new browser tab 

National Association for School Psychologists: Parent ResourceOpens in a new browser tab 

PBSOpens in a new browser tab 

Child Mind InstituteOpens in a new browser tab 

Medical Facilities 

NYC Health and HospitalsOpens in a new browser tab - provides care regardless of insurance and immigration status 

 

City  MD Jamaica 

162-21 Jamaica Ave Jamaica NY 11432  

(718) 571-9116 

City MD  Fresh Meadows 

 61-18 188th Street Fresh Meadows, NY 11365 

(718) 489-5003 

City MD Forest Hills 

 70-49 Austin St Forest Hills, NY   

(718) 280-1245 

 

 Mount Sinai Adolescent Health CenterOpens in a new browser tab 

Cornell COVID hotline (212) 746-1754 

Mental Health Supports 

NYC WellOpens in a new browser tab 

NYC Well Mobile Crisis Hotline: 888-692-9355 

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Emergency and Crisis ServicesOpens in a new browser tab 

SAMSHA Disaster Opens in a new browser tabDistress Hotline 18009855990Opens in a new browser tab 

Text TalkWithUs text 66746 

Crisis Textline – Text "HOME" to 741741 

Taking Care of your Mental Health in the Face of UncertaintyOpens in a new browser tab 

Support regarding eviction prevention

Catholic CharitiesOpens in a new browser tab - provides support regardless of denomination 

Coalition for the HomelessOpens in a new browser tab 

Access to Technology 

Altice USA - Opens in a new browser tabfamilies must applyOpens in a new browser tab for free wifi 

Comcast - Opens in a new browser tabfamilies must applyOpens in a new browser tab for free wifi 

Spectrum - Opens in a new browser tabfamilies must apply for free wifiOpens in a new browser tab 

Free Wifi Hotspots in New YorkOpens in a new browser tab 

  

Pantries in Queens 

Ravenswood Resident Association, Inc. - SHARE Food Program               

35-35 21st Street  

#2-F 

Long Island City, NY  11106        

(718)207-3000  

Not-for-profit food program offering monthly discounted packages of food and benefits information; also offers community service credit to those who help package and distribute the food.  

  

St. Margaret Mary Food Pantry & Social Services           

9-18 27th Avenue 

Astoria, NY  11102         

(718)721-9020  

Not-for-profit organization providing individuals in need with a food pantry; tax preparation/identification number assistance; citizenship and translation assistance. 

  

Trinity Lutheran Church             

31-18 37th Street 

Long Island City, NY  11103        

(718)278-0036  

Not-for-profit organization providing those in need with a bi-weekly food pantry, monthly community supper, and monthly pet food pantry.  

  

Salvation Army - Astoria Community Center      

45-18 Broadway 

Long Island City, NY  11103        

(718)721-9046  

Not-for-profit community center offering a food pantry, after-school program, day camp, and a mobile outreach food program for the homeless.  

  

Salvation Army Corps Community Center - Queens Temple        

86-07 35th Avenue 

Jackson Heights, NY  11372        

(718)335-3693 

Not-for-profit multi-service center providing community members in need with social work services, senior recreation program, a soup kitchen, flea market, and a food pantry.  

  

Salvation Army - Ridgewood Corps Community Center   

6923 Cypress Hills Street 

Ridgewood, NY 11385   

(718)497-4356  

Not-for-profit community center offering an emergency food pantry, referrals, a senior citizen group, A/A meetings, toy drives, and an after school program for children in kindergarten. 

  

Ridgewood Older Adult Center              

59-14 70th Avenue 

Ridgewood, NY 11385   

(718)456-2000  

Not-for-profit senior center providing older adults ages 60+ with recreational and educational activities and daily congregate lunch; also offers a food pantry to the general public. 

  

Masbia - Rego Park        

98-08 Queens Blvd. 

Rego Park, NY  11374     

(718)972-4446  

Not-for-profit organization providing a kosher food pantry and hot meals for community members in need.  

  

Queens Jewish Community Council        

119-45 Union Turnpike 

Forest Hills, NY 11375   

(718)544-9033 

Not-for-profit organization providing low-income residents of Queens with counseling and case management; immigrant support services; youth mentoring; a Kosher food pantry. 

  

Humanity Service, Inc.   

92-17 101st Avenue 

Ozone Park, NY 11416   

(718)845-1901  

Not-for-profit program providing individuals in the community with free pastoral and crisis counseling, mental health services, food pantry services, and referrals. 

  

Our Lady of the Cenacle Church - Food Pantry   

136-06 87th Avenue 

Richmond Hill, NY  11418          

(718)291-2540  

Not-for-profit church program providing a food pantry to those in need.  

  

The River Fund New York           

89-11 Lefferts Boulevard 

Richmond Hill, NY  11418          

(718)441-1125  

Not-for-profit organization providing those in need with free on-site weekly emergency food pantry, clothing, personal care items, monthly supplies of vitamins, cell phone assistance. 

  

Saint Benedict Joseph Labre Church - Food Pantry          

94-40 118th St 

South Richmond Hill, NY  11419  

718)849-4048   

Church food pantry providing non-perishable food to community members in need once a month depending on availability. 

  

Flushing Jewish Community Council       

43-43 Bowne St 

Flushing, NY  11355       

(718)463-0434  

Not-for-profit organization providing New York City residents with adult ESL courses at all skill levels, civics/citizenship classes, a food pantry, and multicultural community programs.  

  

Salvation Army - Jamaica Community Center     

90-23 161st Street 

Jamaica, NY  11432        

(718)297-4860  

Not-for-profit organization providing Queens residents of all ages with a food pantry and soup kitchen, recreational activities, faith-based programs, and a senior citizen day program. 

  

Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church - Food Program      

179-09 Jamaica Avenue 

Jamaica, NY  11432        

(718)297-5908  

Not-for-profit church-based food program providing community members in need with a food pantry, soup kitchen and clothing distribution.    

  

Tabernacle of Prayer for All People - Hope Hall Ministries          

90-07 Merrick Blvd. 

Jamaica, NY  11432        

(718)657-4210  

Church offering individuals of all ages a clothing depot; food pantry and a shelter ministry providing women in shelters with start-up work clothes, housewares, and furniture.  

  

Allen A.M.E. Church - Food and Clothing Pantry/Soup Kitchen   

111-54 Merrick Boulevard 

Jamaica, NY  11433        

(718)206-4600  

Not-for-profit food and clothing pantry and soup kitchen offering the general public free bags of canned goods, clothing, and hot meals.  

  

Saint Benedict Joseph Labre Church - Food Pantry          

94-40 118th St 

South Richmond Hill, NY  11419  

(718)849-4048  

Church food pantry providing non-perishable food to community members in need once a month depending on availability.

Student and Family Resources

Check back here often for resources to help you

*Very Helpful- One Pager- Student Guide to Google Classroom

Additional guide to help with Google Classroom- Student Quick Guide to Google Classroom

1. How do students keep track of their assignments? 

Student Daily Assignment Tracker- Use this tool to keep track of your daily remote learning assignments- You can print it out or use it on your computer. 

 Assignment Tracker.docx 

2. Where do students find their account ID and password?

To retrieve your account ID and password:

  1. Go to Student Account Self ServiceOpens in a new browser tab
  2. Enter your 9-digit Student ID number. (You can find your Student ID number on a report card, your student ID card, or in your NYCSAOpens in a new browser tab account.)
  3. Enter your birthday.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. If the information you enter matches your student record, your username will be displayed.
  6. Your student ID is your username followed by @nycstudents.netOpens in a new browser tab. For example, if your username is JaneD, your student account ID is JaneD@nycstudents.netOpens in a new browser tab.

3.HowOpens in a new browser tab do students access Google Classroom?

To access Google Classroom:

  1. Go to https://accounts.google.com/Opens in a new browser tab
  2. Enter your DOE Student Username.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Enter your password.
  5. Click Next.
  6. If the username and password entered are correct, you will be signed-in successfully.

4. How do students access Office 365?

To access Microsoft Office 365:

  1. Go toportal.office.comOpens in a new browser tab
  2. Click the account ending in @nycstudents.netOpens in a new browser tab.
  3. Enter your email and password.
  4. If the username and password entered are correct, you will be signed-in successfully.

5. How do I sign in to Google Classroom?

  1. Go to https://support.google.com/edu/classroom/answer/6072460?co=GENIE.Platform%3DDesktop&hl=enOpens in a new browser tab   for step by step directions. 

6. The Parent's Guide to Google Classroom

  1. Go to https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uFBoYMjS9vrWSDwq6djRKKIwIReN5vnG/view?fbclid=IwAR12rALEPHpwJvah4G9RJL-kIofVRSfab9RcylAQAzKs2vwyXNRJNIGvsDIOpens in a new browser tab for step by step directions for Google Classroom.

Got Books? Free Online Books

Check out this list of websites to get access to read online. 

 

Members of Amazon Prime can get a multitude of free Kindle Books

EPIC-30 days free

getepic.comOpens in a new browser tab

Go to sign up

Click on Families- create an account

ComicsPlus

Middle School

https://nycdoems.comicsplus.appOpens in a new browser tab

Login: nycdoems

Password:  books123

Elementary

https://nycdoees.comicsplus.appOpens in a new browser tab

Login:  nycdoees

Password:  books123

FunBrain

https://funbrain.comOpens in a new browser tab

Read any book

https://www.readanybook.comOpens in a new browser tab

Under Genres on the Right hand side of the landing page

Click on Children (written in blue in a grey box)

Junior Library Guild

https://www.juniorlibraryguild.com/at-homeOpens in a new browser tab

Scroll down the landing page

Left hand side click on Middle School Stream

myON

http://www.myon.comOpens in a new browser tab

School Name:  start to type choose from drop down window:  New York Reads

Username:  read

Password:  books

Audible Stories

https://stories.audible.com/start-listenOpens in a new browser tab

Click on start listening (orange box middle of the page)

Click on tween when page loads

Fun Activities!

 

NEW~ NASA for Families- Virtual Field trips, activities to try NASA

Time Capsule- Great time to document your role in history.  2020 Covid-19 time capsule sheets.pdfOpens in a new browser tab 

Massive list of Museums, Zoos and Theme Parks Offering Virtual Tours Good House Keeping List

Virtual Field Trips - Arizona State University Great trips

Panda Trip- Offering Children's stories read in Spanish and Mandarin- Practice your listening skills - Stories in Mandarin and Spanish

Audible- Listen to Stories for Free- Audible

Check back often for additional resources to be added.

Free Exercise Classes - Down Dog- offers Yoga, Yoga for Beginners, HIIT, Barre, 7 Minute and Prenatal Yoga- this is free for students through July 1st

Down Dog

DDP Yoga for Kids- Free Classes Available

DDP Yoga

YMCA- offering free online classes- Yoga, Bootcamp, Barre, Kids Activities, Cycling, Weight Lifting, Tai Chi, Youth Soccer, Y Box, Youth Sport Performance

YMCA 360

Free Online Student Enrichment Program

Practice Makes Perfect has announced a free online student enrichment program which will serve 5,000 NYC public school students between grades 3 - 8. Learn more, and fill out the interest forms in English or Spanish.