Here’s to You, Fellow Moms! – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

“This will be fine,” I thought to myself when schools closed. “My sons will hop online a little each week, I’ll shepherd them through the lessons, and we’ll breeze on through to summer.” And why wouldn’t it be fine? I was a classroom teacher. I developed paper-based and digital curricula for two decades. I oversee education for Sylvan, for goodness sake! This will be easy, peasy, lemon squeezie. Looking back to that naïve day in March, my optimism is almost…

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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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5 Learning Opportunities for Holiday Breaks – Sylvan Learning Blog – Parents Article

The arrival of the holiday season means kids (and parents) can take a much-needed breather from homework and tight schedules. While getting some downtime is important, adding a few fun, learning activities into the holiday break can make it easier for your child to get back into the routine quickly when school resumes. Activity #1: Meal plan and cook together Cooking is a great opportunity to put your child’s fraction skills and basic facts to the test. ✓ Ask how much you would…

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