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HBI Extends Free Online Learning Resources for Students


April 27, 2020
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By NDABCREATIVITY

When the coronavirus first started disrupting students’ schedules, the Home Builders Institute jumped into action by offering free online learning resources for local schools and training programs. Since then, nearly 3,300 users have completed over 27,000 courses, according to NAHB. Now that the pandemic has extended long past many expectations and some students will not physically return to school this year, HBI is extending access through May 31. The resources provide students with self-paced instruction in building safety, social media, and trade-specific content. There are no textbook or workbooks needed, and students can also learn with Spanish captioning. 

The Home Builders Institute (HBI) has extended free online learning alternatives for local schools and training programs through May 31, in response to continued requests for K-12 Career Technical Education (CTE) amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The services are part of HBI’s CTEtechWorks online learning initiative.

The Flexible Instruction Day (FID) materials do not require textbooks or workbooks to accommodate self-paced learning. Students learn fundamental knowledge and skills including safety, communication, social media presence and interviewing techniques. Trade-specific content also now includes electrical; heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC); plumbing; solar; and math coursework through video demonstrations and simulations. Spanish captioning is available.

Nearly 3,300 enrolled users have completed more than 27,000 courses since the online curriculum began in March.

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