And you thought summer vacation was bad… At least then you could take your kids to the pool or play dates! Being shut inside the house with them 24/7 and having the expectation that at least some of their time will be spent constructively is a new experience for most parents. Fortunately, many agencies and community groups offer resources to help.
First, the basics — Where do you find out what’s open, what’s closed, when it will reopen, and generally what’s going on with schools? Here’s a list of various institutions’ sites.
Besides the facts, you’ll be looking for stuff to do. A range of local businesses and organizations offer these ideas…
Also note that some schools are already using Google Classroom for remote instruction, according to news reports. If you’re not sure whether this applies to your child’s school, contact the school directly.