9 WAYS TO KEEP YOUR CHILD ACADEMICALLY ENGAGED WHEN STUCK AT HOME and more…
I don’t know if my present anxiety levels are at an all-time high because I’m terrified of the possibility of catching COVID-19 or if I’m just overwhelmed by the thought of being quarantined for two weeks or more with a preternaturally curious and questioning 6-year-old (who seems to have an impossibly protracted “WHY” phase going on right now).
Since the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, a pandemic, every family I know has been wondering how we’ll manage to keep our kids occupied at home for a week or more—without access to museums, amusement parks, play spaces, and play dates.
So I called every teacher and home-school parent I know to get some tips—ideas of how to stay organized and efficiently plan to keep kids happy, stimulated, and academically challenged while they’re out of school. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE
I’m Definitely No Expert on Homeschooling But Here’s How I’m Making It Through
By Erika Sanzi is a former teacher and school board member, a mom of three boys, and a fierce advocate for great public schools and the right of every parent to choose their child’s education.
I wish my kids loved to read. But they don’t. They don’t even like it very much. And this may present a challenge as we move forward into a pandemic that will likely have our kids out of school for the foreseeable future. Changing the very nature of our children is a tall order but perhaps we can strategize together about ways to engage their minds during what will undoubtedly be an incredibly challenging and overwhelming time for millions of us. CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE