Virtual School Resources for Parents

Posted by on Sep 22, 2020 | Comments Off on Virtual School Resources for Parents

Now that back-to-school season is in full swing, you might be looking for resources to help your at-home student have a successful school year. Maybe you and your child are both working from home, but you’re not alone. We’ve compiled a list of virtual and local resources you can use to help with organization, after-school activities, and more.

Have you found resources that are working for you and your at-home students? Share them with us at info@opheliasplace.net, on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, and we may share them with our community.


Parents’ Guide to Remote Learning: This downloadable PDF document guides you through working together as a family as you adjust to distance learning, creating learning spaces around your home, and specific ways to help your elementary, middle school, and high school students.

Remote Learning Resources: These downloadable PDFs are to be used in conjunction with the Parents’ Guide to Remote Learning.

K-12 Blueprint Idea Gallery: Explore this idea gallery for setting up workspaces in your home, as well as play areas, and activities to do after school.

Women/young women chatting via Zoom

Healthy Living

Sign up for virtual classes at the Y:
Eugene Family YMCA
Mid-Willamette Family YMCA
Or check out these recorded Zoom classes (scroll down past the daily schedule)

Stay home and recreate with Eugene Recreation

Sign up for classes with the Boys and Girls Club

Stay connected, learn self-care, and feel empowered:  Subscribe to Ophelia’s Place e-mail list to be notified when support groups, workshops, and after-school virtual programming launches this fall.

After-School Activities

Girls Who Code – Learn to code in a friendly environment with other same-age girls.

Eugene online youth book groups – Space is limited and you must call to register your teen to join. To receive a copy of the book, your teen must be ages 11-19 living in the Eugene area. Follow the library on Instagram to get the next month’s book list.

Albany Public Library – get personalized book recommendations by filling out a form.

Eugene Science Center – Online STEM exploration

Online Escape Rooms – no library card needed

Willamalane Esports – This program aims to build a friendly, all-ages community of gamers to learn, develop skills, form teams, and compete together.

Word Crafters – youth writing classes