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Literacy Tip of the Week: March 15, 2020

posted Mar 15, 2020, 4:50 PM by Steven Richardson   [ updated Mar 15, 2020, 5:20 PM ]
At Home Learning for Challenging Times 

With the closing of many school systems because of COVID-19, keeping students engaged in meaningful learning is especially important. Furthermore, the challenge of being housebound with children who are used to a school routine can be daunting. Here are some websites to share with parents and students: 

1. Scholastic has a website that offers online books, videos, and hands-on projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and learning.  There are 20 days of resources and activities sorted by grade level. For example, students can read or listen to a book about spiders, watch an engaging video, and do follow-up activities to enhance their learning. This is all FREE! Check it out!!   (By Ellen Lewis, ellenlewis100@gmail.com)


2.Kids love dancing and singing with Jack Hartman on YouTube. Here is a link to my newest Break it, Say it, Make it video with Jack.


3.Did you know you can take virtual tours of museums? Here is a link to 12 museums around the world.



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