Now that social-distancing orders — and by extension, homeschooling — are in full swing, parents are finding themselves playing teacher while also holding down full-time jobs. Although there are a lot of perils that come with virtual learning — technical difficulties with Zoom, anyone?! — making sure your children stay on track educationally is a top priority. Along with keeping your kids on a consistent schedule and ensuring they’re spending the right amount of time on their work, keeping little ones focused is certainly key.
In order to help parents navigate these unusual times as much as possible, we tapped educators with experience teaching both kids big and small to get their best tips for helping students stay motivated at home. Ahead, find a slew of helpful recommendations designed to make your day productive and keep you relatively sane.
And if you’re looking for more ways to keep your squad engaged, check out these free online learning resources or these videos designed to get little ones up and moving.