What can I do to help my child keep learning while schools are closed?
Last Updated: Jul 06, 2020     Views: 831

What can I do to help my child keep learning while schools are closed?

 

The closure of Washington State Schools for the remainder of the school year has left some families wondering how to keep their children engaged and learning even if they’re not going to school. Below, you can find resources for families during the current school closure. While these are not a substitute for in person classes, they may help students keep going with topics they've learned in school, or dig into something new!


Resources to Get Started With:

If you are looking for a place to get started, these resources provide sets of curated lessons for a variety of grades. 
 

Education.com Weekly Boosts

  • Age Range: PreSchool - Elementary
  • Find worksheets on math, reading, and writing for elementary age students. 40 weeks of lessons on each subject are available for each grade level. You can also find a week of material in their independent study packets, with new packets being added each week.
     

Khan Academy

  • Age Range: PreSchool - High School
  • Expert-created content and resources for every course and level. Always free. Specially created resources for parents and teachers include daily schedules, a quick start guide, getting started information.
     

New York City Department of Education: Learn at Home

  • Age Range: Elementary - High School
  • Online activities packets on reading, science, and social studies by grade. Each packet contains around 10 activities, each designed to take about 30-40 minutes.
     

Scholastic Learn at Home

  • Age Range: Elementary - Middle School
  • Every day includes four separate learning experiences, each built around a thrilling, meaningful story or video. Kids can do them on their own, with their families, or with their teachers.

 

Want to dig a little deeper into a certain subject? Check out the subject lists below:


School District Resources

School districts are actively building distance learning plans for student learning while at home. In addition to these plans, many have also developed lists of suggested resources for their students. While many of the resources are open to all, please be aware that some lists may contain resources specific to students of that school district. 

Clark County

Cowlitz County

Klickitat County

Skamania County


Check back often as we update and add additional resources.

 

Last Updated: Jul 06, 2020     Views: 831

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