TIPS FROM COMMON SENSE MEDIA – HOW TO MAKE THE MOST OF STAY@HOME TIME!




Mr.Mudgal Muses on the tips shared by Commonsense Media to help educators and families to keep the children engaged in learning during the stay at home periods.

Here is the mail and relevant links for the recommended resources:

Dear Common Sense community,

Amid the COVID-19 anxiety, school shutdowns, work-from-home directives, and more, we at Common Sense have resources to help families and schools navigate this unpredictable time. As a parent and a teacher myself, I know it can feel overwhelming for families and teachers to adjust their plans on the fly.

Helping our communities choose media and tech that can keep kids engaged, entertained, and learning is core to our organizational mission. Whether you have kids at home or you need to develop plans to help kids learn outside the classroom, we think you’ll find something useful below.

Media recommendations for entertainment
Hand-picked, age-appropriate media suggestions to keep the whole family engaged.

Best Music Apps for kids:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/best-music-apps-and-games-for-kids?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332591&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

New Kids’ TV Shows
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/new-kids-tv-shows?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332592&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

50 Books All Kids Should Read Before They’re 12:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/50-books-all-kids-should-read-before-theyre-12?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332593&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Best Family Movies:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/movie-lists/family-movies-we-love?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332594&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Common Sense Selections highlighting the best movies and TV shows:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/seal?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332595&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Sibling Watch-Together TV:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/sibling-watch-together-tv?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332596&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Best Documentaries for Kids and Families:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/best-documentaries?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332597&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Resources for at-home learning
Tools to help parents and caregivers keep kids focused and learning at home.

17 Apps to Help Kids Stay Focused:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/apps-to-help-kids-stay-focused?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332598&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Apps That Act Like Math and Science Tutors for Homework Help:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/apps-that-act-like-math-and-science-tutors-for-homework-help?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332599&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Free Educational Apps, Games, and Websites:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/free-educational-apps-games-and-websites?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332600&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Top Time-Management Apps:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/top-time-management-apps?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332601&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Stress-management resources:
When everything feels overwhelming, check out tips for taking in rapidly changing news.
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/blog/teaching-kids-media-smarts-during-breaking-news?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332602&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

De-stress together with meditation apps for kids and families:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/meditation-apps-for-kids?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332603&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Apps, websites, and video games that inspire running, jumping, and more to stay active:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/lists/movement-apps-games-and-websites?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332605&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Don’t forget to enjoy a device-free dinner or two:
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/device-free-dinner?j=7698356&sfmc_sub=181491663&l=2048712_HTML&u=143332606&mid=6409703&jb=2254&utm_source=covid19_resources_jim&utm_medium=email

Take care.


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