Education In Your Place

Education In Your Place is sponsored by River’s Edge Academy Charter School:

With schools closed, parents and families face the challenge of helping their children keep learning at home.

That’s why NBC5 News Reporter, Anna Weeks, is sharing stories of engaging and creative ideas for educating kids.  

Your support of “Education in Your Place” will enable us to get even more ideas to share.

Learn about Oregon’s forests from your home

OREGON — An organization is making it possible for kids to learn all about forests from the safety of their homes. The Oregon Forest Resources Institute built a stay-at-home guide of mini-lessons all about the great outdoors. All lessons are separated into …

Museums around the world provide virtual tours

AROUND THE WORLD — Educational museums around the globe are now providing virtual tours. From hidden treasures in New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art all the way across the world, through the aisles of the Louvre Museum in Paris. The virtual tours …

Local art museum continues lessons

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Grants Pass Museum of Art continues to teach art lessons through Zoom. The museum says they’re all activities you can do at home. You are able to ask questions and get input on your work throughout the …

Local martial arts studio offers online classes

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. — A local martial arts studio is doing one month of free online introductory courses. With everyone staying inside, Dan Bluhm’s Premier Martial Arts is looking to bring karate to your home. Owner Dan Bluhm says it teaches kids focus …

Staying connected with students through YouTube

REDMOND, Ore — With kids away from school, teachers are homebound and itching to start teaching again. But being away from the classroom didn’t stop Emma Wampler who transformed her guest room into ‘The Learning Corner.’ “With everything going on it’s been a …

Jackson Co. 4-H posts resources on social media

JACKSON CO., Ore. — Jackson County 4-H is bumping up it’s online presence with resources for families. The group is posting on Facebook with themed resources depending on the day of the week. Mindful Monday, Wellness Wednesday, Fun Friday and Service Saturday …

Local museum brings science online

ASHLAND, Ore. — Instead of going to a museum for a field trip a local museum is bringing the field trip to you. ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum in Ashland is launching online educational resources for people of all ages. The staff will show …