The California Department of Education has issued COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 Schools on how to provide distance learning, meals for students and limited child care while schools are shut down because of the coronavirus. Read more ›
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As schools shift to remote learning models for the foreseeable future, parents and caregivers are finding themselves in a new role—that of the school co-teacher. Though parents are naturally a part of their children’s ongoing education, co-teaching is a new role for many of them. Read more ›
Some schools and afterschool programs are closing in response to the coronavirus. If this is happening in your community, you may be looking for engaging ways to keep kids reading, writing, exploring, and learning at home. Reading Rockets has lots of ideas to immerse kids in language and stories, build background knowledge, and inspire creative play. Read more ›
Anxiety thrives on uncertainty. And, as the coronavirus spreads, our unanswered questions can make us feel vulnerable or fearful. And here’s a catch-22: The more you stress, the more vulnerable you can become to viruses, because stress can dampen your immune response. But there are steps you can take to push back against the communal anxiety. Read more ›
Common Sense has launched two new webpages compiling extensive resources for parents and educators with best practices for learning at home, keeping kids supervised and engaged, safeguarding physical and mental wellness, and more. Read more ›
Schools across the nation are closing in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 and in the scramble to provide at-home learning, a major problem has risen to the forefront: millions of American students don’t have reliable access to the internet.