Kenya: Online learning resources for kids

Africa/Kenya/29-03-2020/Author and Source: www.kbc.co.ke

As the Coronavirus pandemic keeps kids away from classrooms, parents are opting for online learning tools and resources for their children.

Children in Kenyan learning institutions were sent home about one and half weeks ago in a bid to protect them from and curb the spread of Coronavirus. It was an unprecedented move that almost left parents’ heads spinning. So since your kids have been home has their learning and studying stopped? Most schools simply sent them home with assignments but syllabus learning has basically halted. Kenyan parents are now realizing that home and online schooling are a thing and discovering its importance.

We’ve therefore compiled a short list of digital platforms that can benefit your kids’ learning journey and give you as a parent, peace of mind.

1. Longhorn eLearning

Longhorn eLearning is a digital product of Longhorn Publishers Limited. It gives access to primary and secondary school courses, including CBC. So far, over 200,000 learners have signed up to study the variety of 100 courses.

2. Wolsey Hall Oxford

Wolsey Hall Oxford offers homeschooling for kids aged 7 to 18. It has cademically rigorous Primary and Secondary courses, including IGCSE and A Level in a wide range of subjects designed specifically for home-schoolers. Its Online system allows parents to login and monitor their child’s progress and its Tutors are always available when extra help is needed.

3. Google Classroom

Google Classroom is free and offers a paperless way to create, distribute, and grade assignments. It’s available on your computer and as an app on your mobile phone. It’s free for anyone with a google account.

4. Discovery Education

Discovery Education helps you maintain virtual learning especially away from the classroom. It serves more than 50 million earners around the globe.

5. BrainPOP

BrainPOP is a digital platform and perfect solution for distance learning for children. As a parent/guardian, you can keep your kids on track with their learning by joining in (it’s free) and keeping up with the courses offered. The courses offered include science, social studies, math, English, engineering & tech, and arts & music.

6. Beast Academy

Beast Academy offers a rigorous mathematics curriculum, learnt in a fun way. Your kids will grasp math concepts through engaging, comic-book style illustrations.

7. Creative Bug

Creative Bug is especially for the kids with a creative side. It offers art and craft education. Let your kids learn how to paint, knit, crotchet and sculpt.

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