Charter is trying to help families that need internet service for virtual learning this school year
ST. LOUIS — With the coronavirus pandemic forcing schools around the area to utilize remote learning, Charter is offering 60 days of free internet service for families in need.
Charter’s Remote Education Offer provides 60 days of free internet access with speeds up to 200 Mbps. In order to qualify, the household needs to be in a Charter Spectrum market and have a K-12 or college student or a teacher. The offer is only good for customers that do not already have Charter service.
“The pandemic has prompted new focus on the technology divide and Charter is committed to being part of the comprehensive solution needed to close these gaps,” said Tom Rutledge, Charter Chairman and CEO.
For more information and to see if you qualify, call 844-310-1198.
Charter first launched the program in
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Metro LGUs to distribute gadgets for distance learning
(The Philippine Star) – September 25, 2020 – 12:00am
MANILA, Philippines — Local governments in Metro Manila will begin distributing next week gadgets for the distance learning of students ahead of the opening of classes in public schools on Oct. 5.
Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto yesterday said the first batch of 20,000 computer tablets procured by the city government are being inspected prior to distribution on Sept. 30.
“The gadgets are under inspection as part of quality control to make sure that these are in proper condition before we distribute the items to public schools,” Sotto said in a statement.
Pasig purchased at least 138,000 tablets worth P1.3 billion to be used by public school students and teachers for distance learning as face-to-face classes have been suspended due to the risks of coronavirus.
“They will receive their tablets on Oct. 1
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Emotional Reintegration is a program to help adapt to a new normal with virtual learning as anxiety overload causes stress on students and parents this school year.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The beginning of a new school year is a stressful time for almost everyone. But when you add in a pandemic, virtual classes, technology problems, and social distancing it’s anxiety overload for both parents and students alike.
“We’re helping them deal with what’s going on right now real-time and emotionally,” Dr. Gigi Hamilton said.
Gigi Hamilton, founder of Personal Enrichment Counseling & Consulting Services in Charlotte, and Sherry Latten of Latten & Associates created the Emotional Reintegration program.
“It’s designed to help deal with emotions that people have gone through since March,” Dr. Hamilton said.
The three-hour program guides administrators, teachers, and students of all ages through a multi-step process that includes Acknowledging, Reconnecting, and Cultivating.
“It’s highly interactive it’s
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