Students who study remotely need to have someone supervise them in-person. If it’s not a family member, it is an external tutor, who are hard to recruit and keep.
With learn-from-home likely to return during the pandemic or other emergency, it’s important we understand why many migrant families found this mode of education delivery so challenging.
As a result of long remote learning periods due to COVID, many families have found they prefer this method over traditional school.
Working from home and performing multiple roles leads to constant guilt, which has personal health consequences for women academics.
If you think the ‘digital natives’ have better online search skills than their parents, you’d be wrong. But simply telling students what to do isn’t the best way to improve their skills.
While parents in lockdown might have gained a greater appreciation of what it takes to teach children at home, they haven’t been ‘home schooling’. But 5 tips drawn from home schooling may help them.
While the loss of contact learning time can be quantified, it’s more difficult to quantify the effect of school closures on learning outcomes.
In learning what we can from stressful situations, we can model efficient ways of coping for our children
As the pandemic took hold in 2020, Australian dads picked up more of the domestic load, new research shows. But their sleep and anxiety suffered as a consequence.
We need to return to a norm of families only accessing in-school provision where it is absolutely unavoidable.
Promoting remote schooling as ‘digital by default’ does not serve all children equally well and may do some a great injustice.
The idea of work-life balance caught on the 1980s. The COVD-19 pandemic shows we need to replace it with a more integrated approach.
A scholar of multicultural education says the COVID-19 pandemic gives parents of color the chance to choose what their children learn at home.
There’s more to learning than content. As long as kids maintain the essential literacy, numeracy and social skills, they will be well placed to pick up content they may have missed later.
A psychologist specializing in parenting offers tips to help children self-motivate while at home during the coronavirus crisis.
Be prepared to learn along with your kids, take a break when you need to – and have fun.
Flexibility and planning are key to managing boundaries if you’re working from home and have to look after kids.
To guard against coronavirus, NZ should consider a short “pulse” (a few weeks) of intense social distancing, including bringing forward school holidays and temporary closures of most businesses.
Parents say they homeschool for a number of reasons including, lifestyle, dissatisfaction or disagreements with local schools, special needs, bullying and religion.
From collecting bugs to using math apps, there are many ways parents can engage in STEM activities with their kids to support their learning.