Parents Helping Children Navigate Distance Learning

With schools making the switch to distance learning due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, parents across the island have had to take on the added task of assisting their children with their lessons at home, while juggling work and other duties.

Tourism worker from St. Ann’s Bay, Shenelle Dawkins, tells JIS News that when the Government announced the closure of school plants in March, and that instruction would continue remotely, she quickly pivoted and set out to help her two daughters adjust to the new reality.