New Census Bureau Resources for Distance Learning

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New Census Bureau Resources for Distance Learning

With some schools temporarily shuttered or on a staggered schedule because of the ongoing pandemic, many kids are learning from teachers conducting lessons remotely or through a mix of in-class and remote schooling.

With that in mind, the U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools (SIS) program created several new online resources for teachers, parents and caregivers to keep children engaged while distance learning.

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SIS resources help bring census statistics to life and teach students about their community, state and country. These free materials will help parents and caregivers ensure that their children are engaged, learning, and having fun at the same time.

The new SIS page includes four parent/caregiver toolkits that provide instructions and tips on how to adapt SIS activities and resources for at-home use.

Continue reading about the various SIS pre-K through high school resources available online:

  • Videos for every age.
  • “Everyone Counts” story and activity book.
  • 2020 Census response rates.
  • Fun Facts.

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