Working moms and dads normally bring their kids to school where qualified teachers can educate them. But as the world continues to practice social distancing amidst the coronavirus outbreak, several parents must now homeschool their children—a job that even A-listers like Kim Kardashian and John Legend admit is difficult.
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For some, including celebs and their kids, it helps if there are physical materials lying around the house. Vicki Belo and Hayden Kho, for instance, had their daughter Scarlet use kits that focus on different subject matter. Shamcey Supsup and Lloyd Lee see to it that their daughter continues learning math and Chinese through worksheets. Fortunately, there’s a plethora of resources available on the web.
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Brands are likewise responding the demand, paving new ways for quality education with just a click of a mouse.
In lieu of the pandemic, Mastercard is granting extended access to Girls4Tech, its signature STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics) curriculum designed for kids ages 8 to 12. Built on global science and math standards in collaboration with Scholastic, teachers and parents alike can download lessons off its newly launched website to enable kids to explore careers in STEM industries.
Meanwhile, Security Bank partnered with Singapore-based 88Tuition to give Filipino students and their parents access to its e-learning platform. With 88Tuition, you can stream videos that simulate real-life Science, Math, English, and Chinese classes. The instructors are among the best in Singapore and the videos can be used for kids between Grade 1 and 10. Streaming access is available until June 2020.
Other brands are launching learning tools specific to adults. Nestlé NANKID has a team of pediatricians that parents can seek consultations and medical assistance from. The best part? Services are free! Visit their Facebook page Monday-Friday, 10AM-12PM and 1PM-7PM, and check the guidelines below to find out how you can join!
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