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Local Public TV Stations Offer Free Educational Resources "At-Home Learning" is a new initiative from MPT, WETA and WHUT

At-Home Learning Initiative from local public TV stations in the D.C. area

As the world grapples with the spread of COVID-19, moms, dads and caregivers everywhere are adding “at-home learning” to their list of daily responsibilities. They’re flexing their multitasking muscles by turning their kitchens into classroom while still managing to show up on time for virtual staff meetings. To support busy …

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Parenting During Coronavirus Local resources to help parents stay informed and connected with their community

Parenting During Coronavirus

Life in D.C., Virginia and Maryland has changed dramatically in just a short period of time, and we can expect even more changes to come. Parenting during coronavirus is different than it was before: Suddenly, we’ve been asked to become our children’s teachers while attempting to telecommute. We want to …

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35+ Free Online Resources for Parents Homeschooling Their Kids Ideas, activities, lesson plans & more from local and national sites

Free online Resources for Parents Homeschooling Their Kids During the Coronavirus Pandemic

We know that balancing working from home and working to ensure your children are still learning, active and engaged is not going to be easy. But as parents, we can rise to the challenge. To help you navigate this unprecedented time, we’ve rounded up more than 35 free online resources …

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DC Area Closures in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic New limitations and closings in Maryland, Northern Virginia and the District

DC Area Closures Coronavirus

Following a weekend spent indoors, away from friends, family and neighbors, Marylanders now face new limitations in response to the coronavirus pandemic, adding to the D.C. area closures already in place. Earlier today, Governor Larry Hogan ordered all bars, restaurants, movie theaters and gyms be closed by 5 p.m. Hogan …

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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know Plus, how to protect yourself and your kids from respiratory viruses

How worried should parents be about 2019 novel coronavirus? Washington FAMILY spoke to an infectious disease specialist about this new respiratory virus.

The World Health Organization yesterday declared the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, a public health emergency. As of this morning, more than 200 people have died, with more than 9.800 infections confirmed worldwide, according to The New York Times. So naturally, we’re starting to freak out. …

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