IN THIS ISSUE: Helpful online resources for your family
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APRIL 2020 SPECIAL EDITION
PROTECTING THE PUBLIC INTEREST
In this edition:
We're in this together
Curriculum-based learning
Mental health and well-being
Arts and culture
Games and activities
Physical fitness
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We're in this together
COVID-19 is on everyone's mind.
For parents and caregivers with children at home, this can be an especially challenging and stressful time. Recognizing that students are receiving many resources from their teachers and school boards, we are offering an additional list of free, online resources to help you.
The online resources are divided into five categories: curriculum-based learning; mental health and well-being; arts and culture; games and activities; and physical fitness.
Please note that the Ontario College of Teachers is not responsible for the information and content from external sources.
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Curriculum-based learning
These resources were created with education in mind. From math to literacy, here you’ll find a variety of learning websites for different age groups.
Kindergarten to Grade 12:
Elementary:
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Mental health and well-being
It's not unusual for students to feel lonely, sad, anxious, angry or confused in challenging times. Check out these sites to support your children during COVID-19:
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Arts and culture
Take a virtual visit to famous museums from around the world or find resources to help you engage with a museum's collections on these sites:
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Games and activities
Another great way to learn is through fun. Students can test their skills and brain power through these online and offline challenges:
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Physical fitness
Keeping physically active is as important as keeping mentally active. These resources offer easy-to-follow exercise programs for kids: