As parents start getting their students ready for home schooling or remote learning with the help of a caregiver, they will also have to start thinking of extra questions they will have to ask related to COVID-19.
The first day of school for West Michigan students looked different for everyone this year. Some districts allowed children back into the classroom, while others were forced to make the decision of hybrid or online, virtual learning. Diane Hehman is the owner of Homeschool Help, Making Your Journey Your Own.
KITCHENER — With uncertainty surrounding the school year, some parents are taking their children’s learning into their own hands. The Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents (OFTP) says homeschooling is on the rise across the province. This year, Kate Flemister decided to homeschool her two kids who would normally attend elementary school.
Distance learning was the new normal this past spring semester because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but learning from home has pushed more parents to keep their kids at home. Schooling during the quarantine looked a lot different: Papers, books, and technology spread across a kitchen table, mingled with the ins and out of everybody home 24/7.
Melbourne mother Sabooh Whitelaw has put a unique spin on home schooling her children during the outbreak of coronavirus. Ms Whitelaw has given her son Sacha and daughter Sophie a break from the textbooks, instead, they are building solar-powered lights which will be donated to school children in Vanuatu.