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Advanced Tools to Help Your Kids Learn at Home

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Schools are closed, and children are at home. It does not matter why this is taking place. It might be due to the pandemic’s social distancing, or it can be a snowy day. Anyway, now you have to do your work at home and take responsibility for the kid’s education.

The great news is that there are a variety of educational resources to make the task possible for kids of all ages. However, it’s not easy to choose which e-learning tools for kids are perfect. Here are advanced tools that are most useful for teaching your children while they are still at home.

1. Khan Academy

Khan Academy refers to a free online education platform that provides instructional videos, practice exercises, and customized learning board for students to study topics like math, computer programming, science, history, economics, and art history. It also contains specialized content from the Modern Art Museum, NASA, the Academy of Sciences from California, and MIT. In light of current school closings, the Khan Academy has released everyday schedules for preschool through 12th-grade children to track from home.

2. Scholastic

Scholastic’s free learning program is comprised of a 20-day curriculum to assist students in continuing learning when most schools in the world are closed. Daily classes for pre-K through sixth grade consist of four distinct learning experiences based on a video or a story. Children can do them alone, with their teachers or families. Lessons go on for up to 180 minutes, and you can complete them on any device.

3. Atlas of Human Anatomy

Whether you like anatomy, hate anatomy, or are somewhere in between, this anatomically precise 3D atlas of the human body can become your best friend.

Deemed as the “gold standard” of human structure reference applications, Human Anatomy Atlas includes over 10,000 3D structures (in conjunction with the ability to pan, zoom, and rotate from various points of view), as well as pronunciations, definitions, terms in Latin and explanations. Then, you can assess your knowledge with over 1000 test questions.

You may also learn basic medicine and anatomy using online resources and interactive medical education apps that offer professional-grade tools for in-depth learning and teaching without having to be a medical professional. 

4. Comcast Xfinity Education

In case you are a Comcast Xfinity client, you may get approximately 2,000 hours of programming and find many free labels to give parents and kids more access to academic programs by grade levels. Gain access to these options by performing a voice search for ‘education.’

5. Outschool

Outschool offers free live online lessons for students of ages three up to 18 years old. They conduct these classes via video chat with students who are facing the effects of public school closings. The more than 10,000 classes include subjects in English, mathematics, science, social studies, health and wellness, coding, art, world languages, and music. You can look for courses by duration (from one class to a complete semester), format (flexible hours or live online), age category, subject, and day or term.

6. Varsity Tutors

Varsity Tutors offers a free program referred to as the Virtual School Day. It offers live online lessons and learning resources for K-12 learners. Students can get live online instruction for over 30 hours in one week, with lessons led by experienced teachers with course themes and virtual learning. The main classes include reading, math, science, and writing, while enrichment lessons cover topics like national park history and science majors.

7. Calvert Homeschool

Calvert Homeschool offers 90 days of its home school program for parents and caregivers for grades 3 to 12. The curriculum consists of interactive lessons and videos in addition to free level tests for learners.

8. Peanuts Worldwide

The corporation that came up with Snoopy and Charlie Brown provides free scholastic materials. Scholars in grades K-8 can learn languages, STEM, art, and social studies besides

beloved Peanuts fonts. The lesson schedules were made by Young Minds-inspired study plan specialists and in partnership with NASA.

Conclusion

Whether you’re taking on homeschooling or making up for time missed from school temporarily, there are a variety of tools available to make your life easier without sacrificing children’s potential and learning. 

 

Tim Esterdahl

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