Homeschool Hub By National Geographic, National Geographic launched a new online hub called NatGeo@Home to meet the demand that the Coronavirus outbreak has brought by shutting down schools and colleges across the world, affecting over billion of students.
It is an online learning and educational hub that gives easy access for students looking for the study at home. Free online resources are family-friendly learning content that both teachers and parents can use.
It also provides access to the National Geography Kids and other services including ‘Learn at Home’. The content on the website brings together all fun activities like science experiments, podcasts, quizzes, videos, articles, and more.
It targets K-12 students and is design as either ‘watch’, ‘read’ ‘play’, varying on whether its video, article, or activity. It also contains things for parents and teacher stuff to make study plans at home.
On top of that, the portal is free and easy-to-operate. If you log in, teachers and parents can save their favorite content in their library. National Geography is also releasing a new website called Explorer Classroom.
The free website aims to provide daily live video talks from researchers, filmmakers, scientists, and other professionals. The talks will focus on topics like photography, wildlife, space adventure, and others.
It also provides families with detailed information on how to guide online learning and explain COVID-19 to their children. All the methods of National Geography are useful for teachers to improve the home study curriculum. The website is divided into three categories, each indicating the students of K-12:
Homeschool Hub By National Geographic Categories
The website offers an easy day-to-day schedule for your K-12 children. You can have access to activities that teachers use and use them at home. This program features a series of study resources from activities like daily videos with teachers and scientists, to academic knowledge from older students.
Parents can find tips and ideas on how to keep your child social as well as videos on how to make them aware of COVID-19. Furthermore, there are plenty of hands-on curriculums to do as a family.
It’s hard to stay entertained while social distancing. But, with funny videos, coloring pages, quizzes, science experiments – you can kill your leisure time as a family.
NatGeo@Home is now free, however, that might change in the future when class’s restarts and schools re-open.