Suddenly the children are at home. How do you even start to educate them yourself? Here are some expert tips from their teachers, The Guardian is reporting.
School may have closed for the foreseeable future, and all exams cancelled, but children still need to be educated and entertained – as well as reassured. Many schools plan to send work home and there are lots of free resources available via online platforms such as BBC Teach. But meanwhile, how do you even start home learning when this is all so new? We asked teachers for their emergency advice.
– Prioritise your child’s wellbeing
“Great learning only happens when children feel happy, safe and secure. Provide your children with reassurance and love.” Jules White, headteacher at Tanbridge House school, Horsham
– Keep to a routine
Read full article here ‘Let your kids get bored’: emergency advice from teachers on schooling at home
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