edHelper Offers Free Educational Resources for Teachers Dealing With Coronavirus

prnewswire | March 16, 2020

edHelper Offers Free Educational Resources for Teachers Dealing With Coronavirus
As schools in the U.S. have begun to cancel in-person classes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many teachers and parents are wondering how to continue teaching students without a prolonged interruption. The educational website edHelper.com has announced that they will be publishing free daily workbooks for students who are out of school. The workbooks include math and writing exercises for elementary students. Some people worry that closing schools for an extended period of time could have a negative impact on academic outcomes. The CDC has acknowledged this in its updated guidelines, but social distancing is important for preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus. Distance learning, combined with supplemental educational activities provided by parents, can help keep students on track academically.

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Khan believes his learning platform is just the starting point for new approaches that take full advantage of the physical learning environment: “I’ve always believed that the virtual is not in competition with the physical—that they can complement each other.

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Khan believes his learning platform is just the starting point for new approaches that take full advantage of the physical learning environment: “I’ve always believed that the virtual is not in competition with the physical—that they can complement each other.