Curated COVID-19 resources and tools to help you leverage ThinkCERCA for remote learning.
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Activities for practicing the CERCA framework and engaging students in higher order thinking.
Help your students think critically about COVID-19 using the CERCA framework and this lesson.
Guide students through creative writing as they think critically about COVID-19.
Students will think critically about COVID-19 as they develop their public service announcement.
Students will think critically about the science of coronavirus and how it makes us sick.
Students will read, write, and think about what should be open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Students will consider tough questions through the lens of the CERCA framework.
Students will focus on ways we can all stay healthy and helpful during this difficult time.
Watch a 1 minute video about ThinkCERCA and why schools and districts partner.
In this 20 minute overview, you will learn about the CERCA framework.
Over six 10 minute videos, you will learn each of the components of the CERCA framework.
In this 5 minute video, you will learn how to get started on ThinkCERCA's literacy platform.
In this 6 minute video, you will learn how to build an argument using the CERCA framework.
Watch this video to learn how to complete the Writing Lesson (30 min; break it up by chapter).
View step-by-step instructions for completing a Writing Lesson and viewing teacher feedback.
View this guide to support ThinkCERCA implementation and remote learning strategies.
Watch an example of how you can introduce your students to remote learning.
Watch an example of how you can share Writing Lesson instructions with your students.
Watch one of our online teachers implement a live, virtual ThinkCERCA class via Zoom.
Watch one of our teachers teach a full 90 minute online ThinkCERCA class taught using Zoom.
View synchronous, asynchronous, and hybrid lesson plan examples to get you started with ThinkCERCA in any learning environment.
New to ThinkCERCA? Download our implementation checklist for launching ThinkCERCA for remote learning.
View our suggested schedule of lessons and activities for schools that have access to technology but not live video conferencing tools.
View instructions for virtual student engagement activities that you can implement during each step of the Writing Lesson.
Discover ideas and strategies for using ThinkCERCA with limited Internet access during COVID-19 closures.
View a suggested schedule and detailed lesson plans for schools that can leverage live video conferencing tools.
View step-by-step instructions for teaching a Writing Lesson virtually with video conferencing tools such as Zoom or Google Hangouts.
Learn tips on how to activate students’ critical thinking skills during the coronavirus outbreak.
Learn how to effectively implement ThinkCERCA for remote learning.
Learn tips and strategies for leveraging ThinkCERCA for virtual learning.
Review effective strategies for keeping remote learning engaging and rigorous.
Our online teachers share best practices for using ThinkCERCA in a live, online setting.