Fort Bend ISD's At-Home Learning provides educational resources to students, parents

At-Home Learning, a website through Fort Bend ISD, allows students and parents to find links to online resources as well as ideas for activities around the house that continue to promote learning. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)
At-Home Learning, a website through Fort Bend ISD, allows students and parents to find links to online resources as well as ideas for activities around the house that continue to promote learning. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)

At-Home Learning, a website through Fort Bend ISD, allows students and parents to find links to online resources as well as ideas for activities around the house that continue to promote learning. (Claire Shoop/Community Impact Newspaper)

Fort Bend ISD launched At-Home Learning, a tool for students and parents to access educational resources and experiences, on March 19.

Through the website, students and parents can find links to online resources as well as ideas for activities around the house that continue to promote learning.

“We are launching FBISD At-Home Learning, a web page filled with free educational resources and ideas designed to help you help your children engage in learning on a consistent basis,” Superintendent Charles Dupre said in a March 18 video message to students and families. “Using these tools, you will be able to begin to create more structure in your child’s day, as we prepare for teacher-led instruction.”

Dupre said the district compiled these resources in response to families needing support on how to keep students engaged and have a structured schedule while at home.

Dupre emphasized that At-Home Learning is not the same as online learning through the district. He said FBISD staff is still working on the district’s teacher-facilitated online learning program to ensure it is well-thought-out, well-developed and equitable.



“We understand our students, and their parents, might be missing the structure of the school day,” Dupre said. “So, in the near term, we will do our part to help you have productive days at home. And, in the long term, we will provide the systems to keep our students learning at home for as long as they can’t assemble at school.”

FBISD has suspended student instruction and normal operations through April 10 in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Check FBISD's website for the latest information.

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By Claire Shoop

Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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