Barbara Bush Foundation: Educational Toolkit for At-Home Learning
Amid School Closures, Barbara Bush Foundation Creates Educational Toolkit to Help Parents and Children Learn Together at Home
As schools across the nation close to protect students and educators from COVID-19, many parents and caregivers are seeking ways to support their children’s learning outside of the classroom. Guided by our founder’s belief that “the parent is the child’s first and best teacher,” the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy is committed to empowering parents to fulfill that role everyday—and especially in these uncertain times.
CNN: How "regular school" parents can homeschool their kids
CNN Article: How "regular school" parents can homeschool their kids; 3/16/2020.
Common Sense Media Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Common Sense Media: Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Navigate social distancing and school closures with quality media and at-home learning opportunities for your kids.
These tips and resources can help keep kids entertained, engaged, and learning while they’re stuck inside.
Connections Academy: 4 Sample Daily Schedules for Virtual School Families
Connections Academy: 4 Sample Daily Schedules for Virtual School Families; 1/16/2020.
If you’ve wondered what a typical day of virtual school is like, you’re not alone! In fact, questions about the daily routine or school day schedule are probably the most common inquiries we receive. The irony of this type of question is that one of the most delightful things about online public school is that there is no typical day!
NPR: Coronavirus Triple Duty: Working, Parenting, And Teaching
NPR Article: Coronavirus Triple Duty: Working, Parenting, And Teaching; 3/17/2020.