A collection of stories from ‘round the web on juggling family and tech.
As most of us find ourselves in a life in isolation, we are looking to harness more energy and creativity to find things to do indoors and offline. For this edition of the Circle Roundup, we gathered some of the top trends, ideas, and strategies to adapt to home life.
Class is in Session
Scholastic Learn at Home Scholastic
Everyone’s favorite educational book publisher now offers online classes for K-12 at no cost. Click on your kids’ age and start learning.
PBS Learning Media PBS
Just like Scholastic, the Public Broadcasting Service offers “Online Classrooms” tailored to every age and every subject from history to math.
W3 Schools W3
Screen time can be beneficial—kids can learn to code! W3 Schools, the world’s largest web developer site, teaches coding from the ground up.
What to Do Today?
Stop Motion for Kids Trisha Zemp
Start simple with Trisha Zemp’s Stop Motion for Kids tutorial. Then set up your camera and let your kids’ imagination run wild.
The Best Learning Apps for Tablets and Smartphones The Wirecutter
Screen time can be a learning opportunity. Check out this comprehensive list of learning apps for kids, from math, to coding, to anatomy.
The Smithsonian Virtual Tour Smithsonian
Kids going through a dinosaur phase? Want to see curios from around the world? Jump into a museum and take a virtual tour, for free!
What to Do with Unplanned Time Off
We explore some ideas of spending time inside with the family.
60 Simple Ideas for Bringing Family Together
A few pointers we gathered from experts on keeping a routine going during self-isolation and quarantining.
Screen Time and Social Distancing
Dr. David Greenfield of the Center for Internet and Technology Addiction gives his advice on how to balance screen time and social distancing.
Dive into Circle Stories for more expert advice on navigating screen time at home.