NPR has published a comic geared to children about the newly discovered coronavirus. The comic has also been published in Chinese and translated into other languages—and it is finding an audience in schools and libraries as well as in homes.
How deadly is the new coronavirus? And how does this pandemic compare to other infectious diseases? The New York Times Learning Network offers two classroom activities to help students apply media analysis techniques to the coronavirus outbreak.
With more and more schools across the country shutting down for an extended time, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has provided K–12 educators and school leaders with information about some of the policy implications…
In response to the World Health Organization’s declaration of COVID-19 as a pandemic, the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) has created a COVID-19 landing page with resources for social studies educators, administrators, and professionals.
As of March 17, 2020, 115 countries have announced or implemented school and university closures; 105 countries have shut schools nationwide, impacting almost 959.2 million children and youth; and a further 10 countries have implemented localized school closures to prevent or contain the spread of COVID-19.