If your school or district has closed due to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and is shifting to temporary online or remote learning, MackinVIA has an effective solution for you. The company has compiled helpful videos, links, downloadable resources, and more to help you with this remote-learning transition.
Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) focuses on identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced precollege students around the world. Public, private, independent, and charter schools work with parents and CTY Online Programs to expand opportunities for their academically gifted students.
Grace Lin, an illustrator and author of middle-grade novels and picture books, is posting drawing tutorials and readings from her books on her YouTube channel. Lin has also started a podcast, “Kids Ask Authors,” in which children’s authors answer questions from readers about their books and creative process.
NetSupport provides instructors with dedicated monitoring, orchestration, assessment, and collaboration tools to help maximize the use of technology in the classroom. no matter the type of device. The solution not only saves teachers time and maintains students’ focus but also improves learning outcomes. NetSupport School interacts in real-time with any Windows, Chrome, Mac, iOS, or Android student device while helping to encourage positive digital citizenship. Teachers can gauge how students are feeling with the Student Wellbeing & Feedback features in addition to the multiple instructor modes to ensure accessibility regardless of teacher experience and technical knowledge. Additional features include real-time instruction, classroom assessment tools, ability to hand out and collect files, real-time monitoring of students’ screens, central web and app controls, and SIS support.
The Zoo: San Diego website offers an all-access look at the world-class San Diego Zoo and the one-of-a-kind San Diego Zoo SafariPark. The Zoo: San Diego showcases the stories of some of the more than 3,700 animals that call these places home.