North Carolina schools have been closed for weeks while the state attempts to slow the spread of coronavirus, but that hasn’t stopped the learning process for students. Districts statewide have found ways to compile work that can be done at home in an effort to keep students engaged while work stuck at home.
Support for those students has come from more than just teachers. North Carolina public television is preparing educational programs that will complement the curriculum the students are working on at home, WRAL reports.
UNC-TV began airing shows that are geared toward children in grades four through 12, according to the article. In addition to the programming, the Department of Public Instruction is working on materials that can be accessed online which will work in tandem with the programming. According to WRAL, the department suggests schools can either email the content to students or make handouts available at food distribution sites.
Per Governor Cooper’s latest executive order, public schools will remain closed until May 15 at least in an effort to flatten the curve and slow the spread of the coronavirus in North Carolina.
Read the full story on public television and student learning from WRAL