Written by Dr. Liz Matheis
Parents are trying to multi-task several large roles that have been plopped into their laps because of the coronavirus pandemic — and it’s difficult.
We are learning our children’s subjects so that we can teach them. We’re making sure they complete their assignments, log into their Google classroom, download their assignments, turn in their assignments and connect with their teachers via Zoom or Google Meet. Some of us are doing all of this while taking phone and video conferences ourselves.
I don’t know about you, but my children are walking into my home office and asking questions during my video sessions. I guess it keeps things real and honest, but it’s definitely disruptive. How can we be expected to maintain the same level of academic rigor when we are not teachers, and how are we supposed to teach and monitor our children, their school work and their screen time? I’m overwhelmed already, but here are some tips that might help.
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