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Tips for Parents Managing Distance Learning at Home

Distance learning is a skill that, when mastered, opens routes to lifelong educational opportunities! Although our collective journey as parents of school-aged children has been bumpy on a global scale since March of 2020, we have all found ourselves making strides in our endeavors to accommodate our kids’ educational needs. Despite massive odds against all …

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We made a major decision about this school year

Let me start by saying, I hate everything about this school year. I hate how our kids and teachers have been put in impossible situations because our leadership won’t take COVID seriously and do what needs be done in order to get us through this. That being said, we’ve made a major decision in regards …

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We persevered this week

It’s been a crazy stressful week but I’m so proud of how we persevered. The boys ultimately made it through their first week of distance learning and even exceeded their hours for the week. Their experience has been improving and while Elliott is still having technical issues, Emmett seems to be experiencing fewer. For the …

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Homeschooling vs Online Learning: What You NEED to Know (feat. Annette Hines) S3E28

Homeschooling vs Online Learning: What You NEED to Know In this week’s episode, my friend Annette Hines stops by talk to about homeschooling vs online learning. We discuss the differences between homeschooling, distance learning, and remote learning. We even talk about unschooling as well. As parents, we need to know that we have rights when …

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It’s been a really shitty week and I’m down but not out

This week has been pretty rough, and that’s by our standards. Thus far school has been a technical frustration for the boys and they’re quickly forming an opinion that will be difficult to work through. The boys are very turned off to school at this point and there are only so many battles I can …

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Emmett finally got into his first live lesson

I’m not gonna lie. Distance learning has not been a positive experience thus far, but today is a new day. Elliott and Emmett are back at it and giving it yet another shake. Thus far, Elliott’s been met with more frustration and technical issues but Emmett seems to be doing pretty good. He’s currently in …

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Day 2 of Distance Learning Has Been A Nightmare

We just finished up the 2nd day of distance learning and it’s been a disaster. The school appears to be over capacity and struggling to meet the demand. Yesterday was full of connectivity issues and today has been the same. We are getting messages that too many kids are trying to log in to the …

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This school year has me nervous

The new school year starts tomorrow morning and we’re as ready as we’re going to be. We spent the day working around the house. I sat down with each of the boys an went through school stuff. I tried my best to mentally prepare everyone for what feels like a monumental undertaking. Elliott and Emmett’s …

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