COVID-19 Updates & Resources

At the Watson Institute, the health and safety of our students, staff and team members is our number one priority.  We are monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation closely and taking direction from our local, state and federal authorities. At this time we will be closed until further notice, as directed by Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf. We will continue with our remote learning plan for the duration of the closure. We will keep this information updated as we learn more. Please visit our social media sites for the most up-to-date communications regarding this evolving situation.

Resources for Students and Parents

Family Resources for Students with Complex Learning Needs – PaTTAN Website

Wide Open School – resources for families and educators

Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times

Flocabulary – educational videos and lessons for all ages

Wonderopolis – world of wonders educational site

San Diego Zoo-Animals: videos about, live cam, stories, activities, games

Special Needs for Special Kids: science and social studies lesson uploaded every 2 weeks by a SPED  teacher. Every lesson will have a video, related activity, chapter read by teacher and activity.

Switch Zoo: make animals, play games and puzzles, listen to music performed by animals, build an online habitat, animal facts, lesson plans

PBS Kids: Games include crazy kitchen, art studio, fantastic flight, world orchestra//Videos include traveling the world//Activities include printable

Seussville: story videos and games

Sample Daily Schedule for Parents:

Scholastic Learn at Home: PK-6 grade; online books, magazines, activities, and videos 

Education companies offering free subscriptions due to school closures:

Mystery Science: K-5 interactive science videos; mini lessons and full

EmotionalABCs for ages 4-11; emotional skills

ABCmouse Early Learning Academy : code: SCHOOL6739

Adventure Academy : code: SCHOOL6739

ReadingIQ: code: SCHOOL6739

IXL Learning: PreK-12; all subject areas; with scores

BrainPOP Jr.: PreK-3; videos and then related activities

Starfall: PreK-3; math, language arts, music, seasonal

Breakout Edu: K-2; games related to skills