Instruction & Curriculum

APS NOVA Night 2021

This is a video recording of NOVA Night, which took place on February 9, 2021.

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Level 2 CTE Students Return for Hybrid/In-Person Instruction

This video provides a brief look at CTE students who have returned for in-person instruction at the Arlington Career Center.

Introduction to Student Mental Health for Parents of Secondary Students

This is a recording of a presentation hosted by Yorktown School Psychologists Bethany Banal and Solange Caovan-Hornbake on Student Mental Health.

APS School Social Workers and School Psychologists

This video is about APS School Social Workers and School Psychologists and the work they are doing with students this year.

Conversations with Secondary Students about Asynchronous Mondays

During this video, Secondary Students share what asynchronous Mondays are like for them, the value of social-emotional learning lessons during advisory classes on Mondays, and how they are connecting with their teachers.

Student Dyslexia Panel: A Student Perspective on Dyslexia

Student Dyslexia Panel

Overview of the Parent Resource Center

This video provides an overview of the Parent Resource Center. Hosted by Kathleen Donovan and Kelly Mountain, Special Education Coordinators in the Parent Resource Center.

Asynchronous Mondays

In this video, teachers discuss how asynchronous Mondays support instruction.

Effective Parent Involvement During Distance Learning

This video is about effective parent involvement during distance learning, presented by the Even Start Family Literacy Program. This video discusses a variety of topics including apps students will use during distance learning, such as Microsoft Teams and Canvas.

Synchronous and Asynchronous Learning in APS

This video discusses synchronous and asynchronous learning in APS as well as the support parents and guardians can provide to students during distance learning. 

Accessing the APS Technical Support Website

This video discusses how to access the APS Technical Support website and highlights resources and tutorials available to support students.

Student Services

This video provides information to parents and guardians regarding substance abuse prevention. The information presented is provided by the Office of Student Services in conjunction with the Arlington Department of Human Services.

Food and Nutrition Services

As students begin to gradually transition back to schools for Hybrid/In-Person Learning, the Office of Food and Nutrition Services wants to share information with families about what students can expect when receiving breakfast and lunch at their school.

Early Childhood – Reading With Your Child

This video provides an overview of some of the benefits of reading with your child. It also explores ways to engage your child in reading and the types of questions you can ask your child as you read together.

Early Childhood – Transitioning Back to School

Hosted by Lorin Youngdahl, Social Emotional Coach for Early Childhood. Tips to help your young child successfully transition back to school.

The College Application Process

This presentation includes several videos prepared by counselors at Washington-Liberty High School to provide information about the college application process.

Dyslexia Conference: Recognizing and Supporting a Student with more than Dyslexia

This video is from the APS virtual 2020 Dyslexia Conference, prepared and presented by the Special Education Parent Resource Center (PRC). 
Learn about the experiences children with dyslexia face, resultant social-emotional-behavioral warning signs, and an introduction to strategies to help support your growing child.

– Presented by: Brian Razzino, Ph.D., Razzino & Associates LLC

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Parent Academy Presentation on Athletic Participation

Parent Academy Presentation on Athletic Participation

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Family Life Education

This video is about Parent Academy – Family Life Education

CTE Student Organizations (Career & Technical Education)

In this video, learn about the various Career and Technical Student Organizations for secondary students in Arlington Public Schools.

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)

This video was created by a panel of school psychologists from the Office of Student Services. It highlights the added importance of Social Emotional Learning during this time of Distance Learning and briefly discusses the services that are available in Arlington Public Schools. The video also shares suggestions for creating a successful learning environment for our students at home.

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Activities & Athletics

This video was created by the Office of Health, Physical and Driver Education & Athletics in Arlington Public Schools. It provides a brief overview of the programs and services available during this time of distance learning that extend outside of the instructional day. This video will share information on clubs, activities and athletics. It will be updated as more information becomes available.

Fine Arts

This video was created by a panel of Arts Education faculty members. It provides a brief overview of the Arts Education program and services available in Arlington Public Schools during this time of distance learning. An example of a virtual concert, performed by elementary students, is shared within the video.

Early Childhood – VPI and PreK

This video was created by the Office of Elementary and Early Childhood. It provides a brief overview of the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) virtual home visits for families in the Arlington Public Schools.

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Advanced Placement (AP)

This PowerPoint was created by the Office of Secondary Education. It provides a brief overview of Advanced Placement (AP) in Arlington Public Schools. It addresses how AP students will be supported academically during this time of distance learning.

Career & Technical Education (CTE)

This video was created by the Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education. It provides a brief overview of the program and services in Arlington Public Schools and how CTE is adapting to distance learning in the fall.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

This video was created by the Office of Secondary Education. It provides a brief overview of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program in Arlington Public Schools. It addresses how IB students will be supported academically and provides a brief overview of how students will be assessed during this time of distance learning.