Oakland 1st Grade Teacher Longs For In-Person Instruction After Coming Full Circle To Her RootsFirst-grade teacher Tanesha Walker recently saw her new classroom for the very first time. The moment was met first with silence, then joy as she realized the room would be hers to decorate as she pleased.
Mountain View High School Music Teacher Wrestles Tech to Keep Choir in Sync and OnlineMeet the Madrigals, one of five Mountain View High School choirs that continue to practice after the shelter-in-place closed their campus in March.
Students Rising Above Organization Helping Lift Struggling Students During Coronavirus PandemicWhen we first met Students Rising Above Scholar Ysabella Donlan last fall, the then 21-year-old junior was looking forward to the year ahead at University of California, Santa Cruz. Now she's at home, finishing her classes on line, far away from her support system at school. It's a situation she never expected to be in, and one she has found to be difficult.
Audible Offers Free Audiobooks For Kids Stuck At Home During Coronavirus CrisisAs most schools remain closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, Audible, the audiobook service owned by Amazon, is offering free streams on selected children’s stories.
SF Dance Company Performs At Home To Raise Money For SFUSD Students, Families In NeedBay Area arts organizations have gone dark since the COVID-19 shelter in place, but their creativity is shining bright. World-renowned dance company Robert Moses Kin has created a powerful online performance from their homes, to help students and families in need during the shelter in place.
Federal Student Loan, Tax Payments Delayed Due To Coronavirus PandemicAs the country grapples with an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic that's thrown millions of Americans out of work, the U.S. Department of Education is automatically giving most federal student loan borrowers a break from their monthly bills until at least October.
Parents Battle 'Huge Pressure' Of Enforcing Education, Screen Time Limits For Kids During Coronavirus QuarantineParents were already struggling to limit screen time for kids when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
Coronavirus Update: Current Best Practices For Safe Shopping During Essential Grocery TripsAs Californians begin their 4th week of the coronavirus pandemic sheltering-in-place, many are adapting to ever-evolving guidance for safe grocery shopping, which now includes wearing a mask and disinfecting the groceries themselves.
California Growers Association Issues Safe Shopping Tips During Coronavirus OutbreakWith the current coronavirus shelter-in-place order with us until May, there will be plenty of trips to your neighborhood grocery store to restock your shelves. The California Grocers Association has come out with 10 tips on how to do it as safely as possible.
Clinical Psychologist Gives Tips For Coping With Long-Term Coronavirus Shelter-In-PlaceA clinical psychologist gave tips to help people cope with the long-term coronavirus shelter-in-place after the order was extended, leaving schools and businesses in the Bay Area closed until May.
Homeschooling During The Coronavirus: How Bay Area Parents Can Cope With The Added Responsibility With the announcement this week that San Francisco Bay Area school systems will remain shuttered until at least May, the pressure on parents who are also sheltering in place to take over the responsibility of handling their child's education can be daunting.
How Do You Manage Fighting Kids During A Coronavirus Lockdown? Here's What The Experts SayAs the nation shuts down and loved ones huddle to weather what may well be weeks of coronavirus-induced isolation, family tensions are rising.
'It Is Not Going Good:' Boy Writes Hilarious Critique Of Mom's Homeschooling SkillsA stay-at-home mom in Kentucky learning the hard way that home schooling her kids during the coronavirus pandemic is not going to be easy.
Stuck At Home? Museums, Aquariums, Zoos Offer Virtual Tours During Coronavirus OutbreakIf you're trying to balance work from home and keeping your children entertained, there's plenty of fun -- and often times educational -- ways to stay busy.