What are the responsibilities of parents when kids are learning at home?
This is new territory for many parents and a lot of us are unsure about what our responsibilities are when children are learning at home. K-12 principal, Rob Walker, offers some suggestions.
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How can parents set up a good learning environment at home?
In this video, K-12 principal, Rob Walker, gives parents some tips for setting up a good physical working environment for kids at home, with advice on all the ergonomic, practical…
How can parents facilitate routines and schedules for kids learning at home?
K-12 Principal, Rob Walker, explains why it’s important to keep students in a routine while they’re learning at home, and suggests a few other things to keep in mind...
How should I communicate with the school when my child’s learning at home?
When you, your child and your school are all adjusting to this new way of learning at home, communication between all parties is vital. Rob Walker gives us an idea…
How should I communicate with my child when they’re learning at home?
When your child is learning at home, you’ll probably want to know how they’re going but they may not volunteer this info. Principal Rob Walker suggests some leading questions to…
How will schools support students to continue learning at home?
COVID-19 has changed the way most kids are receiving their education at the moment. So, how will schools support learning when kids are no longer in classrooms? K-12 principal, Rob…
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My child’s teacher is a bit slack. What can I do?
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What it means for play to be self selected
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Is homework really necessary?
Andrew Oberthur, veteran Primary School Principal, dives into the sticky subject of homework: How much (if any), why it’s necessary, and what it should consist of.