Online schooling is not just for kids! One of the trends that emerged early in the coronavirus pandemic lockdown was adult learners seeking out ways to educate and enrich themselves while working and sheltering in place at home. It’s a phenomenon that seems to have staying power. But what are the best online learning platforms for adults? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the 10 best online learning classes, platforms and educational websites for adults, including art class, music instruction, academic lectures and more. Time to get smart, dear reader.
Come on, you can admit it. The fun of #WFH has long since faded, and now you’re actually missing office life. All those things that used to drive you batty the bad coffee, the bad jokes – are now things that you’re nostalgic for. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the best television (TV) shows about office life – so you’ll know what to watch to remind you of what you’re missing.
Summer vacation and trips to many popular international destinations are on hold right now. So if we want to feel transported to our favorite places, we may have to settle for doing it via an outstanding film. We’re really missing London right now. So, what are the best movies to watch right now that are set in Britain? Our ace correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of the 15 best movies set in the U.K. If you’re an Anglophile hoping to take a virtual trip to Great Britain, it’s time for you to host a British movie marathon, and here’s what to watch. Pop the popcorn!
Memorial Day weekend is fast-approaching, and with it the unofficial start to the summer season. So we decided to take a journey through the world of paintings to find the most influential, beautiful, famous and evocative masterpieces – both historical and contemporary – on the season of summer and the joys of summertime. Our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of some of the most stunning paintings we could find that will help us all get in the mood for the arrival of the summer season.
Grown folks are having a hard time dealing with many elements of social distancing. And learning new ways to stay connected, to give gifts, and even to pick up some new skills. Which made us wonder: how are teenagers rising to this challenge? They’re creative, energetic, and digitally savvy. Meaning that we can learn a lot from them. We went straight to the source, and we have answers. Our correspondent Lindsey Graham, Class of 2020, is sharing 5 ways that teens are staying connected during the coronavirus pandemic, using social media while social distancing.