Home schooling can be a challenge, for parents and children. It’s often hard to balance learning with work and household jobs.
If you’ve had to start home schooling because of the pandemic, your family will still be adjusting. You may be feeling worried or guilty about how you’re balancing your time. If you have a partner, you may still be working out how to balance responsibilities.
It’s OK to take it slow and be flexible. Remember to go easy on yourself as well. Take breaks, give yourself treats, and schedule time for your own needs.
Getting children to engage with schoolwork at home can be a challenge. To help make it easier for both of you, try some different approaches to see what works best for you.
Even with lesson plans and a great routine, doing school work at home can still be a challenge. If your child is finding things difficult, talk to them about what the problem might be. You could ask:
See if you can check in on their wellbeing, too, as this may affect how well they engage. If they’re struggling with their new routine, it can help to change the order of things around.
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