Motivating students, encouraging their self-regulation and maintaining home-school communication are ways parents have the potential to positively influence learning outcomes.
A seven week survey asked questions on the experiences of students with disabilities and their families when schools across Australia had mostly closed, and children learnt remotely.
Some schools are starting to open up after the coronavirus lockdown. But what if you're worried about sending you kids back too soon. Unschooling might be one solution, so how does it work?
South Africa's national lockdown will amplify the needs of children with special education needs and disability.
One-to-one talk is a great tool for learning.
Despite the best efforts of governments, schools and parents there'll be learning losses across the board and worsened educational outcomes for the poor.
Your cheat sheet for best practices in teaching math at home. Keep it positive and mask your shock when your child tells you there are many ways to multiply numbers.
Improving a child's sense of numbers, and their understanding of probability, fractions, ratios, shapes and patterns, can all be incorporated into daily life or with simple games.
By not talking about climate change, especially the powerful emotions it can provoke, misinformation and eco-anxiety may take root.
Around 20,000 students are homeschooling in Australia. It's a different form of schooling to learning from home while schools are shut due to COVID-19. But homeschooling does provide some tips.
Instead of insisting on homeschooling primary-age kids, free play can help them learn and has benefits for physical and mental health.
Many school kids may be studying from home as their schools have closed or they need to isolate themselves for other reasons. Parents won't need to be teachers, but more teachers' aids.
Homeschooling can be worth it if parents or guardians who choose to educate their children this way know the challenges. Here are the three main ones.
Do homeschooled children miss out on quality education from trained teachers? Research says no – homeschooled students do just as well, if not better, than those who go to school.
For Fabiano Caruana, the path to the world chess championship veered away from formal schooling. FAMU professor and chess writer Daaim Shabazz retraces the young grandmaster's educational journey.
What Betsy DeVos, an advocate of school-choice initiatives and President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for education secretary, as well as the rest of us need to know about cyber charter schools.
The number of homeschoolers in America is growing. Who are these new homeschoolers and what's the impact on the public school system?
Summer is not an idyllic time for all. Two researchers who are black and are parents to two black children describe why they feel the weight of the summer.
Homeschooling regulations vary from state to state. And loopholes in these regulations could excuse parents from actually reporting the results.
Children educated at home by their parents are not on a register, nor subject to an annual visit.