Resources for working and educating kids from home

Work from home resources

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact everyone’s daily lives, many find themselves working from home, and children find their regular education routines disrupted. Your Fort Pitt team is in that same boat, navigating these uncharted waters along with you — and continuing to work remotely for our clients. We wanted to share advice that we’ve found helpful and tips for maintaining productivity in the home workspace, as well as resources for helping your student continue their education from the kitchen table. 

If you are working from home for an extended period of time, NPR offers eight great tips on how to work remotely. You can find more tips on how to make working from home less stressful and more productive from CBS News and Business Insider.

Working adults aren’t the only ones impacted by the closures caused by shelter-in-place mandates and state lockdowns. Millions of students across the country must make the transition to learning from home. Looking for ways to entertain the kids and provide learning experiences? Scholastic’s free Learn at Home resource offers learning materials and activities for Pre-K through ninth grade. The Khan Academy also offers free learning materials, and kids can occupy their time with educational yet entertaining videos from Crash Course.

The life disruptions of our current climate can be difficult and confusing, but we at Fort Pitt hope there is a tip or two here to help make things easier. 

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