As faculties around the sector shut or transfer classes online to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, many parents and educators are scrambling for ideas. The United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)has assembled an online e book with links to distance learning apps and other resources.
According to UNESCO, “an exceptional number of younger folks, formative years and adults are not attending faculties or universities because of COVID-19,” with governments in 100 countries having announced or implemented closures. In 85 countries, faculties nationwide have been closed, affecting extra than 776.7 million younger folks.
In addition to a listing of national learning portals, UNESCO is also updating a listing of digital education tools, including digital learning management programs esteem ClassDojo and Google Classroom; apps designed for smart featurephones esteem KaiOS; and software with a sturdy offline component, including Can’t Wait to Learn, Kolibri, Rumie and Ustad Cellular.
The listing also covers MOOCs, self-directed learning platforms, cell reading apps, educational software pattern tools and live-video platforms esteem Dingtalk, Hangouts Meet and Zoom.