• Home Schooling

    Elton John talks homeschooling his 2 children amid COVID-19 pandemic

    “It’s very hard but they’ve been amazing,” he said about his young boys. February 4, 2021, 4:19 PM • 4 min read With schools closed to most students in England amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Elton John admits that he, too, struggles with homeschooling his two young children. The “Crocodile Rock” singer spoke with England’s ITV News on Wednesday and confessed that homeschooling his sons Elijah, 8, and Zachary, 10, has been “very hard” on everyone. “It’s not easy, we’ve been here since May. Our children haven’t seen anybody,” said John. “It’s very hard but they’ve been amazing. Children need to interact with each other. People need to interact with each…

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    Sir Elton John reveals the reality of homeschooling his two children

    February 04, 2021 – 07:24 GMT Gemma Strong Sir Elton John reveals the reality of homeschooling his two sons, Zachary and Elijah, admitting it’s ‘hard’ Sir Elton John has spoken about his experience of homeschooling his two children, Zachary, ten, and eight-year-old Elijah. “It’s not easy!” the 73-year-old admitted, as he spoke to ITV News Arts Editor Nina Nannar. “We’ve been here since May… It’s very hard, but they’ve been amazing.” MORE: Sir Elton John’s children have fun in the snow in rare family photos “Children need to interact with each other. But the circumstances are what they are…. Loading the player… WATCH: Elton John and his…

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    Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona testifies about returning children to school amid COVID-19

    Washington outsider Miguel Cardona, President Biden’s nominee to lead the Education Department faced tough questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday, on political hot-button issues like student loan forgiveness, transgender participation in women’s sports and most pressing: how to make good on Mr. Biden’s promise to reopen schools within 100 days of his inauguration. If confirmed, the Connecticut education commissioner will inherit an educational crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. “We’re here today in the midst of one of the most challenging school years in American history,” Cardona said Wednesday in his opening statement. “For far too many of our students, this year has piled on crisis after crisis.”…

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    Sotomayor denies emergency relief for families seeking to send their children to online school without vaccines

    Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor denied an emergency injunction to parents seeking to have their children enrolled in remote learning programs without meeting local vaccination requirements. “Excluding medically fragile children from distance learning because they are missing a vaccine that might harm or kill them serves no valid state interest and will cause irreparable harm,” the group of anonymous parents argued. “Excluding them even from online access to school and remote special education services is cruel, inhuman and can serve only punitive purposes.” “The state’s vaccination rules remain in force even though many children admitted at schools are learning remotely because of the COVID-19 pandemic,” attorneys for the state of…

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    Boris Johnson pens open letter thanking parents for homeschooling children amid pandemic, World News

    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson penned an open letter to parents, who have “magnificently” handled the hardships of homeschooling amid the coronavirus pandemic, which sent the UK schools into virtual learning last year. Earlier this week, Johnson government decided to postpone reopening the schools due to the latest surge in coronavirus in the country following the identification of a new variant of COVID-19. Also read| EU backtracks on restrictions on COVID vaccine export to Northern Ireland As per the Prime Minister, the reopening of schools will not be possible due to the “perilous” COVID-19 situation, which means the remote teaching will be extended by a few more weeks — a decision…

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    Kate ‘exhausted’ by homeschooling – and says children were horrified when she cut their hair

    The Duchess of Cambridge says homeschooling has left her “exhausted” during lockdown – and joked that her children were horrified when she became their hairdresser. © PA The duchess joked about her children’s reaction to her hairdressing duties Kate revealed she is experiencing many of the same challenges as the millions of parents currently teaching their kids – and even rated her maths skills as “minus five”. © Sky News Screen Grab The Duchess of Cambridge took part in a Zoom call about home-schooling She was speaking on Tuesday during a “show and tell” video chat with a headteacher and three parents whose children go to a school in northwest…

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    Kate ‘exhausted’ by homeschooling – and says children were horrified when she cut their hair | UK News

    The Duchess of Cambridge says homeschooling has left her “exhausted” during lockdown – and joked that her children were horrified when she became their hairdresser. Kate revealed she is experiencing many of the same challenges as the millions of parents currently teaching their kids – and even rated her maths skills as “minus five”. She was speaking on Tuesday during a “show and tell” video chat with a headteacher and three parents whose children go to a school in northwest London. Image: The duchess joked about her children’s reaction to her hairdressing duties Kate held up the word “exhausting” when asked what described parenting during the pandemic, while others came…

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