learning at home

Springtime Fun and Learning at Home – Parents Article

Spring is a great time of year to get back into the sunshine and take advantage of teachable moments with your children. If you’re planning a flower, herb or vegetable garden, then you have the perfect setting for learning across all content areas and grade levels. Grab your trowel and let’s dig in!   Math Math is an easy subject to tackle in the garden. How many seeds should you plant in the garden? It’s all about measurement – with…

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Strategies for Supporting Online Learning in Middle School – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

‘When I heard that our schools would be moving to online learning for the foreseeable future, I thought what many parents did: We need a schedule. I shared this idea with my 13-year-old son and 11-year-old daughter. I empowered them to each come up with their own routine, which I thought was smart. I was wrong. Well, half wrong. My daughter typed up a two-page schedule. My son stomped a bit and scoffed. “Fine,” I said. “Just write down ideas…

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How to Keep Kids Engaged in Learning at Home – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

Most schools are sending home homework packets, doing online learning, or assigning work at home that would have normally done in the classrooms – or a combination of everything. Emily Levitt, Sylvan’s VP of Education, shares some advice for parents who are helping their children learn at home in this short video. Plus, check out the tips below!     Here are a few tips on how you can help navigate the “new normal” of keeping up with school work…

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