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How to Motivate Your Child: 5 Tips for Successfully Learning Online

How to Motivate Your Child: 5 Tips for Successfully Learning Online

Motivation can feel like a finite resource, and for many students adjusting to learning online with their brick-and-mortar schools, the well has run dry. If getting your child to complete their schoolwork seems like a constant battle, the culprit is not necessarily laziness; it may be a lack of motivation. These tips can help your…
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A Teacher’s Take on the Unique Advantages of Online Learning for Kids

A Teacher’s Take on the Unique Advantages of Online Learning for Kids

In my ten years of teaching, I have taught at a public high school, a community college, a public university, and a school for gifted students. Whether I was teaching online or in person, the one consistency throughout my teaching career has (paradoxically) been the inconsistency. What worked in one classroom didn’t always work in…
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How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Teens’ Mental Health

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Teens’ Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected almost everyone in some way. But for teens across the country, there are several factors associated with the pandemic that have not only changed their lives now but could have a lasting impact going forward. While the CDC has encouraged children and teens to go back to school if it…
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How to Build Emotional Resilience in Your Kids: 7 Expert Tips for Story Time

How to Build Emotional Resilience in Your Kids: 7 Expert Tips for Story Time

As we move through our days, we experience a roller coaster of emotions from excitement to disappointment and everything in between says Robin Stern, PhD, associate director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. This is just as true for children as it is for the grown-ups in their lives. Although we can’t expect to…
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What Is Pod Learning? Parents Search for a Solution to School Year 2020-21

What Is Pod Learning? Parents Search for a Solution to School Year 2020-21

Back in pre-pandemic life, brick-and-mortar and online education were two of the predominantly known forms of education opportunities. We may have taken school choice for granted in the past, but now we’re being forced to take a closer look at our options. Now, parents across the United States are searching for solutions to protect their…
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How to Talk to Kids About the Coronavirus Pandemic

It’s natural to feel anxious about the covid-19 pandemic. School closures, home quarantines, social distancing, and grim media reports can be confusing and frightening for children. Here are some tips on how talk to kids in each age range and how to address their specific concerns.

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