Thinking out of the box helps learning

When students begin resuming classes at home in the coming days, it's important to remain creative and flexible, one mother says. On-campus classes have been called off for the rest of the school year.

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March 24, 2020 - 10:02 AM

Declan Springer learns his ABCs while homeschooling with his mother, Katrina Springer. With in-person classes canceled, some parents are turning to homeschool experts for advice to help their children with schoolwork. Courtesy photo

Take it outside when you can, take it easy and be flexible.

That’s just some of the advice from a homeschool mom to parents who may be worried they’ll need to take over teaching duties as learning moves from the classroom to the living room.

Educators across the state are working on plans to continue to teach children, in most cases utilizing online tools to create a virtual classroom, as classes were canceled to slow the spread of a deadly coronavirus. It’s not yet clear exactly what that will look like, which has some parents worried they’ll be unprepared to handle the schoolwork.

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