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Thursday, 13 Aug 2020
Author: editor-nrk

5 Free Online Learning Programs for Kids to Do at Home

You don’t need to create teacher-level lesson plans to make sure kids keep on learning at home. Here are a few free resources to take advantage of while creating a plan for keeping little ones learning outside of the classroom. With schools and daycares closing due to safety concerns over the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), parents all over […]

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How We Pay Attention

NOW YOU SEE IT, NOW YOU DO NOT When I was a kid, my father liked to lay on the floor to watch TV. Sometimes my siblings or I would ask him a question about something on the show, but he would not answer us. We would say, “Dad…”, “Dad…!”, “DAD!”, but he seemed not […]

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Trying to homeschool because of coronavirus? Here are 5 tips to help your child learn

A number of schools in Australia have shut after students and staff tested positive for COVID-19. And some private schools have moved to online classes pre-emptively. Many parents are keeping their children home as a precaution for various reasons. Attendance in schools has fallen, by as much as 50% in some. The current medical advice is for schools to remain open and for children to go […]

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Coronavirus: how to access the medicines you and your family need

Panic buying of toilet paper, no meat or soap on supermarket shelves, and now an apparent run on medicines such as asthma puffers and children’s paracetamol. The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us in ways we’ve never had to deal with before. So Australia has announced measures to help people access their medicines. These include limiting the number of medications people […]

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Victorian schools to close in response to COVID-19

Victorian Premier Dan Andrews has announced that school holidays will be brought forward for government schools across the state, with schools closing from Tuesday 24 March, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools in other states will remain open, though parents in NSW are encouraged to keep their children home where possible, as the number […]

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Six key facts experts want you to know about the coronavirus

With human-to-human transmission now confirmed in Australia, here are six key facts about the coronavirus experts want you to know. The Australian Academy of Science has released a new video explaining what you need to know about the coronavirus as the world prepares for a potential pandemic. Thirty-three cases of the COVID-19 virus have now been confirmed in […]

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