This year, more than any other year, consider making an effort to unplug
yourself and your family. With online learning, remote working, and
virtual meetings with family and friends, make unplugging a priority
while also protecting people in your communit...
In the process of researching and writing this article, I read The
Atlantic’s article by Ibram X. Kendi, titled “The American Nightmare.”
From 1896, the same year the Supreme Court decision, Plessy v Ferguson,
legalized segregation, Kendi discusses a raci...
In these unprecedented times that we are all enduring right now, I find
our family is pulling out all the stops to keep life moving in a healthy
and helpful direction. Most days in our house, a flurry of activity
surrounds work for both adults and schooli...
Teachers, do you remember the lesson plan overview you created in your
teacher credential and/or masters’ program classes?! If you’re like me,
you thought to yourself at the time, “I’ll never use this overview with
my students in my classroom.” Like most ...
In this article, 10 Top Tips to Use Zoom Safely, Betanews shares their
10 top tips to help you use Zoom safely for your video conferencing
needs during distance learning. Zoom's privacy and security issues have
caused concern for many people. Betanews is ...
As a mom, trained educator, and a fulltime employee with two teenagers,
I’ve watched them struggle, offered help, and listened a lot about the
challenges in adapting to distance learning. This week one of my
teenagers felt overwhelmed and struggled to jus...
Use the following lists to ask for your child’s help around the house.
Older kids can do items on the lists for younger kids or they can help
teach anything in those lists to younger kids. Beyond these lists, use
Pinterest, Google, and/or other resources ...
As you and parents know, students struggle to ask for help through
email. Prior to COVID-19, parents primarily emailed teachers when they
felt their students needed additional help or support. But now, students
need the skills to be able to reach out to t...