3M Science at Home for Distance Learning

More than one billion students have had their education disrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. All around the world, there have been forced closures of public and private schools and educators are scrambling to adapt to new forms of distance learning. To help schools, parents, and caregivers adjust to this new reality, 3M has launched Science at Home.Continue reading “3M Science at Home for Distance Learning”

MCO Online Fun with Petrosains!

Whether you’re a homebody or a social butterfly, no one is immune to the effects of cabin fever right now, least of all kids. As you count down the days till you’re able to roam free without the risk of catching Covid-19, here are some family-friendly activities to help you keep the little ones entertained,Continue reading “MCO Online Fun with Petrosains!”

Pros and Cons of Home Learning During MCO

Since MCO began, the kids have had 26 days of home learning. As I reflect on those days and the changes that have been made to the home learning program, I feel that it has been a positive experience. Now that we are moving into a conditional MCO, I feel almost regretful that they willContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Home Learning During MCO”

Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Running out of ideas for remote learning and activities to keep the kids engaged and busy? Check out the Breakthrough Junior Challenge… Khan Academy and the Breakthrough Junior Challenge have the following video contest for your child to enter. What Does Your Child Have to do? Create a video that explains a challenging concept inContinue reading “Breakthrough Junior Challenge”

Music Resources for Home Learning

These are music resources from our music teacher that I have collated here to make them easier for my kids to access. Feel free to use them, too. Chrome Music Lab Music Play Online – login details in your email. Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder Groove Pizza – Youtube videos on the web-based drumContinue reading “Music Resources for Home Learning”

Work-From-Home Innovation Challenge

From the New York Academy of Sciences comes A Work-From-Home Innovation Challenge On the 18 March 2020, the New York Academy of Sciences launched a work-from-home student competition. Its goal is to help young people strengthen research and critical thinking skills by developing technologies to help address the current coronavirus outbreak.  Aimed at young peopleContinue reading “Work-From-Home Innovation Challenge”

Home Learning Resources

Someone sent me a list of home learning resources through Whatsapp that I thought was particularly useful during this time of school closures. I’ve compiled the list along with some other resources I’ve found through the years that we’ve enjoyed using. Free Resources for Home Learning Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+Continue reading “Home Learning Resources”