Netflix Offering Documentaries For Teachers During Quarantine
Netflix wants to help teachers during the COVID-19 pandemic by giving access to some of their documentaries free for students. Due to stay-at-home orders in most of the country, children and teachers are all trying to keep learning alive during the COVID-19 pandemic. This has been a struggle for many teachers for find enough resources for students to use for learning purposes. The streaming company Netflix is trying to do its part to help teachers during this difficult time.
According to a press release from Netflix, they have been getting many requests from educators for access to their documentary collection on the service. They've now responded and will be making a selection of documentaries available through their Youtube page for teachers to use. Here's what Netflix had to say about the selection of documentaries they have granted access to:
"Each title also has educational resources available, which can be used by both students and teachers - and we’ll be doing Q&As with some of the creators behind these projects so that students can hear from them firsthand. We hope this will, in a small way, help teachers around the world. "
The company says the current list of documentaries available are all in English, but subtitles in more than a dozen languages will be rolled out later this week. They are also asking educators to check the ratings on the documentaries before assigning them to students. The currently available documentaries are: