Common Sense Provides Resources for Parents to Prepare for Coronavirus School Closures
Compiles curated lists of media to support distance learning.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2020—As the coronavirus continues to spread and schools are closing, Common Sense, the nation's leading nonprofit providing families and educators with the resources they need to harness the power of technology for learning and life, offers curated, age-based media content to help parents support their kids' learning at home.
These top picks lists from Common Sense experts can help parents prepare for and make the most of online educational resources during school closures.
Resources and Advice for Online Learning
Tips on Assessing Learning Resources for Home
Common Sense has also created a content package for educators to help them prepare for virtual teaching and learning with lists on everything from collaboration tools to classroom management and digital citizenship. If you'd like to speak with one of our parenting or education experts about the lists and other ideas for spending quality entertainment and tech time at home, contact [email protected]. Spanish-language content and experts are available upon request; contact Andrea Moreno at [email protected].
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Common Sense is the nation's leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in the 21st century. Learn more at www.commonsense.org.