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American Journal of Educational Research. 2020, 8(8), 600-608
DOI: 10.12691/education-8-8-13
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Transition to Online Education in Palestinian kindergartens During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Al - Ameen Kindergarten as a Case Study

Nafiz Ayoub Ali Ahmad1, and Abdelrahim.M. Zabadi2

1Academic Supervisor, Al - Quds Open University, Salfeet, Palestine

2Departme MIS, UBT, Jeddah, Saudi

Pub. Date: August 28, 2020

Cite this paper:
Nafiz Ayoub Ali Ahmad and Abdelrahim.M. Zabadi. Transition to Online Education in Palestinian kindergartens During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Al - Ameen Kindergarten as a Case Study. American Journal of Educational Research. 2020; 8(8):600-608. doi: 10.12691/education-8-8-13

Abstract

The situation in public and private education in Palestine changed in 5 march from 2020, when the first case of HIV infection was detected Human Immunization COVID-19, and rose to (14, 875) local case and more than The Coronavirus Cases all over the word was 19,713,999 cases worldwide, by August, 11, 2020. Palestine became one of 188 countries around the world that suspended the education process. This study presents a proposal for the transition process to online education in Palestinian kindergartens during the coronavirus (COVID-19), as well studies the various available extant literature of platforms and indicates those that were applied in other countries around the world , such as the online portal, TV Schools, Microsoft teams for government schools, and alternatives like Zoom, Slack, Google meet, the Edu page that can be used for online education and direct communication and presents examples of its usage. The researchers conducted a case study on (200) students in private Al - Ameen kindergarten in Salfeet governorate / Palestine in which Google Meet platform for online education was implemented that shows the usage statistics generated by the system for two weeks of the online education. Initial results confirmed the successful transition to an online education model, the experience gained can be utilized in the future and researches can be beneficial for other countries that have not yet so far found methods to transition. The lessons learned from the 2020 pandemic (COVID - 2019) will impose a set of laws, regulations, platforms and new solutions in all fields and lifestyles including education in the future when countries, governments and people are more prepared than they are today. Thus, this study is only a modest attempt by researchers in this field.

Keywords:
online education distance learning virtual education traditional kindergarten education corona pandemic COVID-19 Palestine

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