UNESCO has updated the information today on its official website that 56 countries have closed schools nationwide amid the COVID-19 outbreak, impacting over 516.6 million children and youth.
In order to ensure the educational activities can normally proceed, UNESCO advocates distance learning to combat the crisis and provides a list of educational applications and platforms for parents, teachers and schools.
And Edmodo has been recommended as one of the solutions, which was acquired by China-based NetDragon on April 8th 2018, providing communication, collaboration, and training tools like a global education network. Currently, the product as one of the largest and most active learning community platforms worldwide has more than 100 million registered users and 400,000 schools in 192 countries and regions.
Moreover, China-based DingTalk, Google Classroom, Skype as well as YouTube are on the list.