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As COVID-19 spreads throughout the country, more and more schools are canceling classes and shifting their in-person instructional time online. Many classroom teachers are now trying to understand the ins-and-outs of "distance learning" for the first time and looking for free online resources for schools. What does instruction look like? How do teachers ensure students are still receiving high-quality education? What if the teachers do not have the time or resources to present difficult scientific concepts?
The good news is: help is available! Cranbrook Institute of Science has curated some useful learning resources, linked by topic on the right, that can be used to help augment the "home school" experience. We'll be adding to the lists, providing educational videos via our website and social media platforms, and more.
At Home Virtual Learning Highlight of the Week
Every week we'll highlight a useful learning resource. This week, we journey outdoors with our Head of the Freshwater Forum, Michele Arquette-Palermo, to learn about water conservation, and what we can do daily to keep our greatest resource clean and thriving for years to come.