Google and YouTube have launched 'Teach From Home' to assist teachers and families to educate students, who are staying at home due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-2019). Teach From Home is only available in English, however, the downloadable toolkits are available in other languages.
Teach From Home will offer recommendations about how teachers can teach during this pandemic period using Google products. The page will offer features such as video call using Hangouts or online quiz using Google Forms.
The new resource pages also offer "Teach From Home Toolkit," which assist teachers regarding how to teach remotely organized into a series of slides.
YouTube's resource, Learn@Home, highlights of educational YouTube channels for students. It has partnered with Khan Academy and other education-focused creators on the effort. There are three categories in the page based on different ages.
- Channels for families with kids 13 & older
- Channels for families with kids 5 & up
- Channels for families with preschoolers
Google is all set to launch a $10 million Distance Learning Fund to COVID-19 response efforts through its philanthropic arm, Google.org. The company also decided to grant $1 million to Khan Academy to help "provide remote learning opportunities to students affected by COVID-19 related school closures."