Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, school’s out for many students around the world. As homeschooling becomes the new normal, edtech platform Atom Learning is offering free online courses to help children stay academically active and bridge the attainment gap for those who can’t afford private tutoring.
While parents worry about the disadvantages of their kids getting too much screen time, researchers believe they should be taught what lies behind the black box of AI. Canvas8 spoke to expert Stefania Druga about her work, which involves demystifying machine learning for the next generation.
Parents often want to be involved in their kids' education, but few have the time to loiter at the school gates to chat with teachers and other parents, let alone attend PTA meetings. Enter Classlist, a platform that is building micro-communities for pupils, parents, and staff to interact in.
Amid constant technological distraction, getting schoolchildren to read – let alone take pleasure in it – is more challenging than ever. Newsela offers a concise, engaging, and timely alternative to out-of-date textbooks with news stories, speeches, and papers rewritten according to reading levels.
As they try to give their kids playtime that is both fun and productive, parents are looking for toys that educate their little ones as much as they entertain them. Coding Critters offers simple-to-use coding-based toys to teach kids about the basics of coding, without them even realizing it.