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LEARNING DESPITE COVID-19: THE RISE IN VIRTUAL LEARNING PODS

Updated: Apr 15, 2021


The rise in COVID-19 has given rise to another phenomenon: virtual learning pods. Parents are questioning if traditional learning practices are the best way to educate their children if it means taking health risks. And educational reformers are pushing virtual learning pods as a solution. But what are virtual learning pods? If you’re considering FranceABC for your child’s second (or third!) language acquisition then you may be wondering about the pros and cons of online learning. We’ll go through what learning pods are and why these can be beneficial for your child.


What are Virtual Learning Pods? The pandemic has introduced obstacles that educators and parents must overcome. In areas across the United States and Canada, parents are turning to ‘learning pods’. These pods combine social distancing with childcare and learning solutions. As Carrie Whitney notes, “For families with the ability to set up or join a learning pod, t