Kids are spending more time inside these days — but thanks to the miracles of technology, they can still get some education from outside the house!
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library: Audio catalog with more than 1000 Buffalo & Chautauqua recordings. https://buffalo.overdrive.com/
Several organizations have created online field trips and educational resources that allow people to explore zoos, museums, and other exciting places while still staying safe.
Beloved children’s author Mo Willems has earned rockstar status with parents.
With schools closed around the country because of the coronavirus, Willems has launched a “Lunch Doodles” livestream video series. Each weekday at 1 p.m. EST, he’ll release a new episode on the Kennedy Center’s website. https://www.today.com/parents/parents-grateful-lunch-doodles-mo-willems-videos-t176180
Resources for K-12 from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation newsletter: These websites have resources that can be accessed by parents and students at home. Many provide instructions on how to use them if schools are closed.
Spectrum to offer free broadband and WiFi to students without it & Scholastic is offering free online courses so your kids can keep learning while schools are closed.
If you hear of more resources, let us know!
We’ll update our communication with any additional online resources when available.