Your Back-to-School Guide: Keep it Simple This Year
From figuring out schedules to shopping for school supplies, preparing for kids to go back to school after a summer off can make families feel a bit overwhelmed. We’re here to help. In the final weeks before the first day of classes, the Learning Liftoff team will deliver all of the information you need to keep it simple this year so you have time and energy to enjoy making memories and look forward to a successful year ahead.
Beginning today, here’s what we having coming:
A Simple Plan for Getting Organized, including today’s Cool Homework Stations and Homeschool Rooms, as well as scheduling tools to keep parents sane, and school supply lists that make sense along with breakdowns for preschool, elementary, middle school, and high school students.
Meal Planning Made Simple, including best breakfasts for kids’ brains, easy lunches, fast family dinners, and super snack ideas.
Technology to Make Learning and Life Easier, including apps, web sites and tools, and tech tips students and parents can use to stay organized and informed.
Preparing for a Successful Year, including setting goals, building Relationships, getting support and a Homework Survival Guide.
A First Day to Remember, including the importance of traditions and how to make the day special whether at home or in a classroom.
Finally, if you start to feel a little stressed, remember to count every inch of progress, not just milestones. Enjoy the journey. You’ll get there. We’re here to help!
Deanna Glick has spent two decades as a writer and editor, covering education policy, adoption, and other issues of interest to children and families. Deanna has also worked and volunteered for youth-focused nonprofits, including Students Run LA and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. A California native, Deanna loves to hike sections of the Appalachian Trail and spend time on the Shenandoah River near her Northern Virginia home. She often finds writing inspiration through her 8-year-old daughter, who loves to read, paint, play sports, and learn.