Resources for Hands-off Learning at Home

Caro Williams-Pierce, Nihal Katirci, Ekta Shokeen
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Tips on how to make e-learning and social distancing work for families with children, including a list of resources.

Parent and Child at Laptop

In the Medium article "Resources for Hands-off Learning at Home" by Dr. Caro Williams-Pierce and PhD students Nihal Katirci and Ekta Shokeen, they provide tips on how to make e-learning and social distancing work for families with children.

The team, from the University of Maryland College of Information Studies (UMD iSchool), shares that, "Just as so many adults are struggling to transition their full-time jobs into a fully online format because of the pandemic, they are also struggling to care for, educate, and entertain the young ones in their lives — a one-two punch."

The team shares a short curated list of sit-and-play resources for young people's learning, including resources like PBS Learning Media, Time for Kids, and Wizarding World.

Read the full article here.

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