I am certain that it is these smallest moments, both the carefully orchestrated and the wonderfully unplanned, that make up the heart and soul of learning in a classroom. So much of school learning has nothing at all to do with final products.
Author Archives: parentandoreducator
Academic Expectations vs Emotional Well-Being: A Both/And Approach
Our current situation with remote learning is part of the experience of this school year, but doesn’t have to define it…we choose to create that story ourselves.
Getting To Know My Kids (Again)
As we moved through Day 1 of our virtual schooling (and I was jumping in the trampoline so much longer than I would have liked), I realized that, like every June, I am invited to get to know my kids, yet again.
A Parent’s Guide to Unpacking Social Distancing and Flattening the Curve
We reassured our little kids about how incredibly safe they are. We affirmed that we know staying home is already hard. We also reframed staying home as the most radical act of kindness right now.
Preparing for Remote Learning at Home
The parents and/or educators in our house know we need a plan…some structure…ok, a lot of structure…but flexible structure that can meet the needs of students aged 7 through 18 plus two tele-working parents.
Welcome to a new community!
We are being presented with a unique opportunity to come together as community in new ways.