Virtual Resources for LIA Teachers


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


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


LIA LIST – guest speakers and mock interviews (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