TAMPA, Fla. — In Florida, schools have been mandated to remain closed until March 30 due to the coronavirus.
To help parents in this unprecedented time of need, Scholastic has curated a free digital learning hub designed to support virtual learning plans.
According to a release, Scholastic Learn At Home provides approximately three hours of learning opportunities per day, for up to four weeks of instruction, including writing and research projects based on nonfiction articles and stories, virtual field trips, reading and geography challenges, access to our new digital community for kids Scholastic Home Base, and more.
Teachers can also plan virtual learning meetups to discuss and expand on any of the resources found on the site.
It's accessible on all devices, including smart phones, and with no sign-up required,
"As more and more teachers, students, and families around the world are affected by the coronavirus, our priority is to support them in the best way we know how—by providing them with rich stories and meaningful projects that will keep kids academically active," says Lauren Tarshis, Senior Vice President & Editor-in-Chief/Publisher, Scholastic Classroom Magazines.