Comprehensive List of Online Resources for Education

September 2020 Online Education Options for Au Pairs: Most Popular Search Mechanisms: www.coursera.org www.edx.org www.ed2go.com/ https://online-learning.harvard.edu/catalog Most Popular Courses: The Science of Well Being – www.coursera.org/learn/the-science-of-well-being Dog Emotion and Cognition – www.coursera.org/learn/dog-emotion-and-cognition Interior Design – www.ed2go.com/courses/arts-and-design/graphic-arts/ilc/introduction-to-interior-design Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism Industry – https://www.edx.org/course/introduction-to-hospitality-and-tourism-industry Computer Science for Business Professionals – https://online-learning.harvard.edu/course/cs50s-computer-science-business-professionals?delta=0 How to Write an Read More

Au pair Favorite FREE Online Courses!

    All online classes must be finished within 2020. All colleges must be a USA college and accredited by the University system. Check with your counselor before beginning any online course.  1.Yale University: The Science of well-Being. This course challenges you to be happy and let go of ideas that keep us from being Read More

Social Distancing Discussion

    Social Distancing with your Host Family Social distancing is for the benefit of everyone who lives in your community starting with yourself, your host parents, friends and anyone you may normally have contact with. We all must do our part, even if you are young, or otherwise healthy, your activities can increase the Read More

Social Distancing: Free Virtual Escape Rooms

Libraries may be closed due to COVID-19, but many librarians are coming up with creative ideas to keep people entertained and promote literacy. One of those creative ideas is free virtual escape rooms. With a variety of themes, some may be fun to do on your own, others as activities with the kids. Sydney Krawiec, Read More

Social Distancing: 5 Apps to Plan Your Future Trips

Being spontaneous and just traveling to a place and deciding what to do as you go along can be fun. But, there are benefits to doing research and planning before your trips. These ideas are to help you make general plans. You shouldn’t book any tickets or make any financial commitments until you know when Read More

Social Distancing: 5 Online Adventures for Kids

Reading, playing, and doing art projects are always great ways to entertain children and keep them physically active and learning. It’s a good idea to limit screen time. But, in this time of social distancing, technology can play an important role in allowing kids to see and connect with the world outside of their homes. Read More

Social Distancing: 10 Things You CAN Do Right Now

Social distancing is important right now to help slow the spread of coronavirus. This means avoiding places where you come in contact with lots of people (schools, movies, restaurants, museums, concerts, parties, etc.)  I am sure you keep hearing a lot about the things you should not do. It’s also important to have ideas of Read More

Dealing with Social Distancing

The coronavirus has caused lots of temporary changes to our daily routines. Right now, we are being asked to practice “social distancing” to reduce the spread of the virus. What is social distancing? Social distancing is a way to keep people from interacting as closely or frequently enough to spread the virus. Schools, sporting events Read More

What you need to know about the new coronavirus.

What you need to know about the new coronavirus. We are very safe here in the USA, but as you travel in planes or visit large crowds, be sure to follow the safety tips. This information was shared by your medical insurance provider Aetna   What is this new Coronavirus? The CDC and WHO are Read More