Now, more than ever, there is pressure on parents to supplement academic, in-school learning with home education. Dot Foods Women’s Leadership Group (WLG) put together a list of resources to support Dot parents during COVID-19.
Sign Up Your Student for a Mentorship Program
Illinois retired teachers have volunteered their time to help mentor and tutor your student through distance learning. To sign up your student(s) and to see if there are teachers available, click here.
Outschool is another resource for parents to search for tutoring services.
- Live online classes and camps for kids ages 3-18 led by teachers.
- Interest-based, small-group learning experiences that take place over video chat
- Opportunity to be in a class with kids from all over the world
- Supports kids with special education needs
- Each class varies in price based on age, subject, class length, etc. Financial assistance available for families in need of financial support.
- One-on-one tutoring, completely personalized to the individual’s needs.
- Offers one-to-one learning solutions for students through educational institutions such as colleges, universities, K-12 schools, and public and state libraries, as well as through corporations for employee benefits and workforce development.
- They connect learners with qualified, expert tutors online, on-demand, 24/7/361. They provide tutoring services in more than 200 academic subjects and test preparation areas in an engaging and uplifting learning environment.
- Register for one-on-one tutoring here.
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Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden Educational Facebook Live
Beginning back in March 2020, the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden started hosting daily educational Facebook LIve events at 3 p.m. EST. Every day, they include a featured animal and an activity. Be sure to follow them on Facebook and tune in.