Virtual Resources for LIA Teachers

SOCIAL COMMITTEE IDEAS

Plan virtual SEL games for the class (RESOURCE: Boot Camp Agenda with SEL Games)

 

Celebrate class birthdays monthly or grades quarterly virtually with video or online celebration

 

Online raffle to raise funds

 

Arrange meetings for interaction, sharing thoughts, and support, fashioned after the Let’s Talk Wednesdays or Boot Camp

 

Virtual talent show

 

Lead an online painting class, fitness session, or help others learn a new skill

 

Help distribute needed supplies – with permission from parent per district guidelines

 

Connect with LIA classes from different regions – get together and interact virtually

 

Virtual gaming night/ family game night/ Jackbox games

 

Virtual Gala with a guest speaker

 

Netflix Party/movie night

SERVICE COMMITTEE IDEAS

Zooniverse – virtual service projects divided into interest categories 

 

Project Gutenberg – eBook volunteer opportunities

 

Video call with elderly in nursing homes 

 

Be pen pals with younger students

 

Smithsonian Digital Volunteer

 

Translate or Transcribe Ted Talks

 

Be My Eyes app – virtual assistance for the blind or visually impaired

 

Provo UT area – assist BYU students with disabilities

 

All For Good – Location-based volunteer opportunities 

 

Points of Light – Location-based volunteer opportunities

 

Create welcome video for incoming students

 

Brainstorm solutions to problems at school – create a video to address

 

Email/penpals with elderly or veterans

 

Create Instagram page with links and info for parents and community

 

Drive for those in need- ex. PPE, food, clothing, personal hygiene, etc

 

Writing thank you letters to frontline workers during COVID

PROFESSIONAL COMMITTEE IDEAS

LIA LIST – guest speakers and mock interviews

 

Nepris.com (1 month free trial)- connects professionals with educators and students virtually

 

Arrange presentation with Puente – nonprofit that provides informative workshops to first generation college students and their parents

 

Have your school counselor present to the class about social and emotional topics affecting students (virtually or in-person)

 

Ask your school guidance counselor to help with college/financial applications (virtually or in-person)

 

Share resumes and give feedback to each other

 

Practice presenting and interviewing/mock interviews with class

 

Arrange virtual field trips to universities

 

Reach out to colleges/universities for presentations

 

Reach out to local businesses via email for sponsorship