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To all my Nepalese family. Love you and miss you. 🙏🏻❤️ I cant wait to see you soon. We will be back as soon as we can.

#nepal #cherisheverymoment #contribution #covidkindness #missyou
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To all my Nepalese family. Love you and miss you. 🙏🏻❤️ I cant wait to see you soon. We will be back as soon as we can.    

#nepal #cherisheverymoment #contribution #covidkindness #missyou

This is my friend Jenny Chen. She is a nurse practioner in New York City in the midst of Covid19. The other photo is her in November at the community health post volunteering in Bardia Nepal. This is a human being who is giving to the world. Any condition any moment. Let us celebrate these magnificent human beings around the world.
Thank you Jenny for being such an inspiration. ❤️🙏🏻
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This is my friend Jenny. She is a nurse practioner in New York City in the midst of Covid19.  The other photo is her in November at the community health post volunteering in Bardia Nepal. This is a human being who is giving to the world. Any condition any moment. Let us celebrate these magnificent human beings around the world.
Thank you Jenny for being such an inspiration. ❤️🙏🏻Image attachment

What do you know that they don’t?

What we have noticed, perhaps you have too, is that there is a great deal of generosity around the world right now. Lots of people giving away resources for free. Although at this moment our kids in Bardia are not at school, they continue to be hungry to learn. So what we ask is, as many families in Nepal, certainly not all, but many, have at least one mobile phone in the family . As everyone is at home together right now, this is a great time for them to be able to access internet and access these resources.
If you have any great links of resources suitable for kids from ages 3-17 then please post them here in the comments of this post as a resource for them all. Please put a small description if it is not obvious so that they can know which are relevant.
Thank you so much. Right now this will be a fantastic help.

#educationforall #educationmatters #onlinecontent #bardia #brightfuturesofbardia #contribution
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What do you know that they don’t?

What we have noticed, perhaps you have too, is that there is a great deal of generosity around the world right now. Lots of people giving away resources for free. Although at this moment our kids in Bardia are not at school, they continue to be hungry to learn. So what we ask is, as many families in Nepal, certainly not all, but many, have at least one mobile phone in the family . As everyone is at home together right now, this is a great time for them to be able to access internet and access these resources.
If you have any great links of resources suitable for kids from ages 3-17 then please post them here in the comments of this post as a resource for them all. Please put a small description if it is not obvious so that they can know which are relevant.
 Thank you so much. Right now this will be a fantastic help.

#educationforall #educationmatters #onlinecontent #bardia #brightfuturesofbardia #contribution

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Jacqui Holth this list is extraordinary!

YoutTube Presentation on the Planets by a NASA astronomer www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaekJoSZwjw

wideopenschool.org/ thanks Georgie

What I have Jacqui is for kids that are a bit younger: The best Russian cartoons for kids in English Masha & Bear youtu.be/2nxE4HTVzQs Just you wait (Wolf & Hair) youtu.be/qBZNNCpZF_

This is Australian so may not be relevant for Nepal although what a fantastic opportunity for the kids there to learn about Australian animals www.facebook.com/163000207975/posts/10157942852867976/?d=n

Teacher friends and homeschooling friends (due to CV🦠😖) I’m putting together a list of some resources in the event school goes online. ✅Virtual Field Trips- docs.google.com/document/d/1SvIdgTx9djKO6SjyvPDsoGlkgE3iExmi3qh2KRRku_w/mobilebasic ✅Visit museums. Google Arts and Culture partnered with over 2,500 museums and galleries around the world to offer virtual tours of their spaces. Some of the options include New York’s Museum of Modern Art and Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum- artsandculture.google.com/partner?hl=en The Louvre, based in Paris, is also offering its own virtual tour online for free- www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne ✅The San Diego Zoo has a live webcam for animals- zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams ✅ Melbourne Zoo also has live webcams www.zoo.org.au/animal-house ✅Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover- accessmars.withgoogle.com/ ✅The British Museum- located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies- britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/ ✅Geography with National Geographic- kids.nationalgeographic.com/ ✅Children’s books read by famous- people www.storylineonline.net/ ✅Crafts and activities- www.allkidsnetwork.com/ ✅Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities- www.highlightskids.com/ ✅Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults- school.bighistoryproject.com/bhplive ✅Educational games K-12- www.breakoutedu.com/funathome ✅35,000 pages of online content on the different cultures and countries of the world- www.countryreports.org/ ✅Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, maths and science- www.nomsterchef.com/nomster-recipe-library ✅Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for young children. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text- ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html ✅Type in any city, state, or country to view an archive of historical photographs and other documents. It’s a unique way to help children learn about history- www.whatwasthere.com/ ✅Help children learn to appreciate the arts by providing them with the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms of art- artsology.com/

I’ll start Young children’s books stories.audible.com/start-listen

School enrichment activities to do with the young ones while at home keeping yourselves safe from COVID 19. Online resources: - BrainPop - Curiosity Stream - Tynker - Outschool - Udemy - iReady - Beast Academy (Math) - Khan Academy - Creative Bug - Discovery Education YouTube Channels: - Crash Course Kids - Science Channel - SciShow Kids - National Geographic Kids - Free School - Geography Focus - TheBrainScoop - SciShow - Kids Learning Tube - Geeek Gurl Diaries - Mike Likes Science - Science Max - SoulPancake Lots of board games, library books (and Kindle), tinkering/upcycling with household junk, etc. Some resources to help with kids at home: *Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities. classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html *Pretend to travel the world..Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums. www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours *This is the awesome free curriculum that we use. Everything from preschool activities to 12th grade is here! allinonehomeschool.com/ *List of thinking games by grade: allinonehomeschool.com/thinking/ **More awesome free learning websites that we like to use** www.starfall.com/h/ www.abcya.com/ www.funbrain.com/ www.splashlearn.com/ www.storylineonline.net/ pbskids.org/ www.highlightskids.com/ kids.nationalgeographic.com/ www.coolmath4kids.com/ www.mathgametime.com/ www.uniteforliteracy.com/ www.literactive.com/Home/index.asp www.sciencekids.co.nz/ www.switchzoo.com/ www.seussville.com/ www.turtlediary.com/ www.e-learningforkids.org/ Please feel free to share this with anyone who you think may benefit from this

For primary school aged kids - here's what various celebrities are offering kids for free daily to help with their education while schools are closed: 9.00am - PE with Joe Wicks youtu.be/6v-a_dpwhro 10.00am - Maths with Carol Vorderman www.themathsfactor.com 11.00am - English with David Walliams www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/ 12.00pm - Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/ 1.00pm - Music with Myleene Klass www.youtube.com/channel/UCQh2wgJ5tOrixYBn6jFXsXQ 1.30pm - Dance with Darcey Bussel twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065 2.00pm - History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) tv.historyhit.com/signup/package 4.00pm - Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) www.instagram.com/theocooks Non-daily events include: Science with Professor Brian Cox, Robin Ince & Guests cosmicshambles.com/stayathome/upcoming-schedule 9.30am Wednesday 25 March - Geography with Steve Backshall twitter.com/SteveBackshall/status/1242058846941712385

✅Live video of the National Zoo and Smithsonian Learning Lab- www.si.edu/kids ✅This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals- climatekids.nasa.gov/ ✅Think Design explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design- www.kidsthinkdesign.org/ ✅Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts- www.gonoodle.com/ ✅Kid-friendly workouts — choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cooldown for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, OR create your own custom kid workout- app.sworkit.com/collections/kids-workouts ✅Mo Willems, the author of ‘Don’t let the Pigeon Stay up Late’ is uploading daily drawing lessons- youtu.be/MjaYnyCJDdU ✅Maths as a fun part of your daily family routine- bedtimemath.org/ ✅Music is for everyone- musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments ✅Projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing- classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html ✅Learn a language- www.duolingo.com/ ✅Yoga and mindfulness for kids- youtu.be/0ImHIWzP49M ✅All sorts of online classes for kids- outschool.com/#abk7vott3k ✅Short videos and texts that answer various burning questions for children. There are vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions- wonderopolis.org/ ✅Learn to code- www.codecademy.com/ ✅Listen to astronauts read stories from space- storytimefromspace.com/library/ ✅Maths games galore- gridclub.com/ ✅Lots of science experiments that you can do at home- www.stevespanglerscience.com/lab/experiments/ ✅Grammar- Work on the 8 parts of speech- www.grammaropolis.com/ ✅Google Earth. All sorts of incredible learning here- www.google.com/earth/ ✅Scratch teaches students all about coding- scratch.mit.edu/ ✅A wonderful detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art- www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/ ✅Tests kids’ geography skills. Using images from Google’s Street View, it puts players down in the middle of the street and asks them to figure out where they are- www.geoguessr.com/ ✅Live PE lessons at 9am Monday to Friday on this YouTube channel for children of all ages. www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvPHOpzoEk5onAEbq40g2-k ✅Short videos about numbers that help kids explore complex math topics and make math more fun- www.numberphile.com/ ✅Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos- www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/ ✅A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool students- www.songsforteaching.com/preschoolkindergarten.htm ✅Coding for 4-10 year olds- www.kodable.com/ ✅For budding Marine Biologists- take a deep dive into ocean life. ocean.si.edu/ ✅Science podcasts to listen to with your kids- medium.com/kidslisten/19-great-science-podcasts-you-can-listen-to-with-kids-6fe46ac506b8#.rb23iuaw6 ✅Red Tent Art- step by step instructions on art projects including origami, 3D cards, clay pots, etc- www.youtube.com/user/redtedart

✅ABC- Educational resources- education.abc.net.au/home#!/home ✅Boost writing confidence with Storybird- storybird.com/ ✅Kids numbers- www.kidsnumbers.com/ ✅Maths Frame- www.mathsframe.co.uk/default.aspx ✅Make your own animated videos with Go Animate- goanimate.com/ ✅Prezi (make your presentations zoom) prezi.com/ ✅Create interactive avatars to showcase children’s learning- Voki: www.voki.com/ ✅Go Geocatching- geocaching.com.au ✅The Kid Should See This- thekidshouldseethis.com ✅Electoral System of Australia- education.aec.gov.au/teacher-resources/ ✅Kids News- education.aec.gov.au/teacher-resources/ ✅ Carson Ellis' Art Club- Carson Ellis, author and illustrator will be posting art assignments on her Instagram page every weekday morning. If you want to share them, you can use the hashtag #quarantineartclub. She’ll also provide individual hashtags for each exercise so everyone can see each other’s work. instagram.com/carsonellis?igshid=1urg2g0rg5r4b ✅Lady Gaga’s former backup dancer, Mark Kanemura, is hosting virtual dance sessions on his Instagram page- instagram.com/mkik808?igshid=xp9gywx8gc02 ✅And don’t forget to fly a kite! #24 www.google.com.au/amp/s/www.mykidstime.com/things-to-do/101-things-to-do-with-kids-that-will-cost... Look on the bright side! Don’t forget: This is going to be a formative time for your child. What do you hope they’ll say when their grandkids ask them what they remember about the coronavirus outbreak of 2020? Make this time special. Do projects together such as filming a movie about your family or learning to cook a three course meal. Share stories about your childhood and teach them games you enjoyed as a kid. Create some routine by setting a simple daily timetable with a mix of learning, play, family and free time.

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It is true that all the borders are closed and all the schools are closed in Nepal right now. Our builders are actually feeling more relaxed as they can spread out, not worrying about students passage through the school, as they build and get the library and technology block up... the progress is like fresh air in the midst of all the craziness.
❤️🙏🏻
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I had t-shirts printed in Nepal for Bright Futures of Bardia not that long ago... and on the back I put a quote...

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have."

Margaret Meade

The world is all over the place right now... remember not to give up on your dreams and remember the people who needed your support before this huge shift in the world, still meet you now, even more.

Stay connected... even if you reduce what you give, please keep giving nonetheless, as the whole world needs to join forces for this one.

Today this amazing team of humans tuned in to continue to work on our project.

I am blessed and honoured to be a part of this journey. Thank you all. ❤️🙏🏻
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I had t-shirts printed in Nepal for Bright Futures of Bardia not that long ago... and on the back I put a quote...

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have.

Margaret Meade

The world is all over the place right now... remember not to give up on your dreams and remember the people who needed your support before this huge shift in the world, still meet you now, even more.

Stay connected... even if you reduce what you give, please keep giving nonetheless, as the whole world needs to join forces for this one.

Today this amazing team of humans tuned in to continue to work on our project.

I am blessed and honoured to be a part of this journey. Thank you all. ❤️🙏🏻
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