Learning from Home While Schools are Closed
posted: 03.31.2020 by Emily Souza
Millions of students across the U.S. are stuck at home with schools closed due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Across social media, there is no shortage of memes showing how panicked parents are coping with keeping their children entertained and educated while practicing social distancing to keep their families safe. Never fear – there are plenty of ways to learn from home! Scholastic has created a free learn-at-home website for all age levels, pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade, and beyond! Available activities include “watching” stories and reading books online in a variety of topics like “Living on a Farm” and “All About Sound,” as well as drawing, writing, and spelling activities, virtual video field trips, and more!
Other resources for remote learning:
E-Learning for Kids - virtual activities in Math, Science, Environmental Skills, Computer Skills, Health, Language Arts, and Life Skills
Learning Games for Kids - typing activities and challenges, memory games, word scrambles, vocabulary games, puzzles, flash cards, and more
PBS Kids Video App - stream PBS kids’ network or watch educational videos online
PBS Kids Game App - play free learning games with favorite PBS Kids characters. There is also a free newsletter for parents with daily tips for learning at home!