Here is a wonderful post from the extraordinary teacher, Jennie! For those of you teaching young children at home, not to mention, older kids, this is valuable educational resource!
It happened quickly. Schools closed for two weeks. Teachers went in on Friday to do a deep cleaning, from surfaces to toys, even markers and the cover of every book. Over the weekend the closings of public places skyrocketed. On Monday schools were mandated to close for three weeks.
As a teacher, I need to reach out to children and teach. But how? There is little for them to do outside of home. And then it struck me.
I can read to them online!
Surely there was a way to do that. I had read aloud the book The Poet’s Dog on my blog. Maybe YouTube would work for the children? I watched a tutorial on how to set this up. On one hand my heart was pounding with excitement, and on the other hand I was filled with terror. This non-techy person was on the end of the 10…
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