11 Best Online Tutoring Services for Kids

These online tutoring companies offer different perks for kids of all ages so you can find the perfect educational helper for your child. School closures across the world in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic have been incredibly difficult for parents and teachers to navigate. Getting used to homeschooling, ironing out the kinks on various different online teaching platforms, and trying to balance virtual school, work, and perhaps other childcare has been a massive challenge.

30 Journal Prompts for Kids to Aid Self-Discovery

Journaling is a great way for kids to practice their literary skills and explore their emotions. Whether you like the idea of creating a gratitude journal or simply using a journal to inspire creativity, these fun prompts are an easy way to get started. No matter your age, keeping a journal is a great way to think deeply about your feelings and reflect on your day. It can help you to work through difficult emotions, develop gratitude, set goals, and check in on your emotional well-being.

13 First-Day-of-School Activities You Can Do at Home

Whatever their age or stage, help your kids get back into the rhythm of a new year of learning as a family with these simple and fun activities teachers love to do on the first day of school. On the first day of school, teachers of all grades usually kick things off with special games, crafts, or activities to ensure that kids go home pumped about being back in the classroom. Even though the classroom part will be missing for many students returning to school this year, there are still plenty o

15 Free Online Games for Kids That Will Keep Them Learning at Home

Now that we're all practicing some sort of social distancing, parents everywhere are being faced with a slew of challenges. But a global pandemic isn't the time to worry about setting up a Pinterest-inspired home classroom. With 13 years of experience as an educator, I can confidently tell you that your child's teachers have resources and expertise that are very difficult, if not impossible, to replicate right now! Not only that, but parents area also juggling other demands like working from hom

It's Not up to Teachers to Tell Parents Their Child is Overweight

Since moving to North America I’ve realised just how overworked UK teachers and school administrators are compared to their transatlantic contemporaries. My teacher friends back home in Blighty are exhausted. It seems that there’s not a week that doesn’t go by when they’re not handed duties that, actually, shouldn’t really be school issues at all. British teachers are expected to be curriculum experts, assessment wizards, social workers, nurses, nutritionists, and lead a whole host of extracurricular activities while triple marking students work to appease overzealous Ofsted inspectors.
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