Tips for Parents

5 Dos and Don'ts of Homeschooling Your Older Student During COVID-19

There have been plenty of wonderful posts circulating online about celebrities recording themselves reading picture books and follow-along drawing videos. But your teenager outgrew those things years ago. Here are 5 tips for where to go from here, and how best to keep your student off their phones and engaged.

How to Help Your Quarantined Kid Learn Without Driving Yourself Crazy, According to Experts

As of Friday, March 20, the coronavirus pandemic has caused 45 states to close their schools, according to Education Week. Students from at least 114,000 public and private schools throughout the U.S. aren't attending classes like usual - and their parents and other caregivers aren't sure what to do with them.

Coronavirus Scams - Consumer Resources

Learn how to avoid coronavirus robocall and text scams, sanitize cell phones, improve home network performance, and more. FCC tips can help consumers avoid coronavirus robocall and text scams, sanitize cell phones, improve home network performance, and more. Sample Scam Text IRS COVID-19 News: Click to register/update your information in order to receive the economic impact payment regardless of your status.

A Crash Course on Homeschooling for Parents affected by COVID-19 school Closings

In the midst of the mystery surrounding the COVID-19 virus, over thirty U.S. states have closed their doors to their public schools, leaving parents to supplement their child's education at home. While school districts organize distant learning plans, here are some helpful tips for parents new to homeschooling.

Joe Wicks Is The Nation's P.E. Teacher With Free Daily Kids Workouts On You Tube

Join in with Fancy Dress Fridays as well! This is great news for parents and kids who are dealing with school closures due to the Coronavirus. Joe Wicks, famous as The Body Coach, has become 'the nation's P.E. teacher' by giving daily online P.E. classes for kids!

Arts Resources During COVID-19 - Department of Cultural Affairs

The Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs has developed a list of resources to provide opportunities for art instruction, art experiences, and creative pursuits during this period of physical distancing. In this list, you will find arts and educational resources for kids and teens, virtual art experiences, professional resources for artists, mental health resources, and contact information for crucial local, state, national, and international agencies.

7 online education tools for parents who are homeschooling during the coronavirus outbreak

To stem the rapid spread of the coronavirus, schools across the US have closed, leaving more than 2 million students without access to a classroom setting. As educators scramble to develop online teaching tools, and parents adjust to a homeschooling environment, a number of educational resources, museums, zoos, and more are offering free online experiences for children.

FBI: School closings due to COVID-19 pose potential risk for increased child exploitation

(WJHL) - Due to school closings because of COVID-19, the FBI is wanting people to be aware that children will have a possible increased online presence and that could cause an inadvertent risk. The FBI is now warning parents, educators, caregivers and children about the dangers of online sexual exploitation and child abuse.