As remote learning, remote working and remote life continues around the world, many parents are looking for ways to get schoolwork done in optimal conditions. It is true that many of us did not expect the pandemic to continue as long as it has, but parents are getting creative in ways to support their families. Three themes have popped up in conversations among digital parents and I wanted to share their best ideas and resources here:
Understanding the Technology Basics
Keeping Your Child Engaged with Their Online School Activities
Creating a School Time Environment in any Space
Here is a quick list of additional resources to support your families including:
Ask the Mediatrician – blog, podcast or submit a question to learn how you and your family can best use media in healthy and mindful ways.
Family Lockdown Tips and Ideas - a global hub of innovation, creativity and support to make family time, and everything in between, as great as it can be.
Amazing Educational Resources - A educator community to share the good, bad, and ugly about the many teacher resources on the internet.
Digital Parenting Community – an online community of parents, educators, child online experts, psychologists and more, that share ideas and strategies as we parent in the digital age.
The Happiness Lab - Yale professor Dr Laurie Santos shares the latest scientific research and inspiring stories that will forever alter the way you think about happiness.