Featured Stories and Resources
TED Ed: Earth School
Welcome to Earth School! We’re embarking on a month of daily adventures – or Quests – that will help you …
Video: learn to “Belly Breathe” with Elmo
When Elmo feels angry, his inner monster wants to come out. What do his friends teach him to help him …
Sesame Street: Caring for Each Other initiative
In response to the unprecedented uncertainty facing young children and families, Sesame Workshop’s Caring for Each Other initiative marks the …
Tips for parenting during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
The World Health Organization and UNICEF teamed up to provide six ideas to help parents and caregivers do the most important job in the world during the COVID-19 outbreak.
How to help comfort and protect children (UNICEF)
UNICEF has produced a resource to help children who are feeling overwhelmed and finding it difficult to understand what they are seeing online or on TV – or hearing from other people. Having an open, supportive discussion with your children can help them understand, cope and even make a positive contribution for others.
My Hero is You: Story book to help children cope with COVID-19
This story book aims to help children understand and come to terms with COVID-19 has been produced by a collaboration of more than 50 organizations working in the humanitarian sector, including the World Health Organization, the United Nations Children’s Fund, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Save the Children.
Stories help: Free Audible stories for everyone
Audible has announced the launch of Audible stories, letting anyone, anywhere access over 200 audiobooks for free for the duration of school closures. The audiobooks are available in six languages: English, Spanish, German, Italian, Portugese and Chinese.
Keeping Communities safe during COVID-19
The COVID-19 has the potential to have a significant impact on Aboriginal communities. The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation has compiled resources to support these communities.
Learning the basics of Zoom
Now that online teaching is the norm, many teachers and parents are turning to Zoom. It’s an amazing resource, but it can be kind of daunting if you’ve never tried it before. We’re here to help… so we’ve created a “Zoom for Teachers” guide that will help teacher and parents learn to use it in no time.
Learning Math at home during COVID-19
Learning math online isn’t always easy! Luckily there are some great math websites for teaching math virtually We’ve gathered a list of teacher-approved sites that includes resources, games, freebies, and innovative programs for teaching math. These sites will help parents to help their children at home.
Apps To Combat Anxiety and Stress during COVID-19
Let’s face it, we’re all feeling a little bit anxious these days, what with distance learning, social distancing, watching the news, and googling Covid-19 symptoms. While some people can take a quick moment and zen out, others need a bit of help.