• Home Schooling

    8 Top homeschooling tips: How to home-school your children until March

    January 27, 2021 – 16:16 GMT HELLOMAGAZINE.COM Homeschooling during lockdown: The UK Government has announced schools will stay closed until March – discover HELLO!’s advice on staying on top of it all… It’s been a tough 10 months for parents during the coronavirus pandemic. After the UK Government’s decision to keep schools closed until March, parents everywhere are panicking at the thought of another two months of trying to work from home while homeschooling the kids. If you’re on the brink of despair and reaching for the wine, take a deep breath and read on. It’s important to make sure that the whole family’s needs are met –…

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    Prince William & Kate Are Very Hands-On With Homeschooling Children

    Prince William and Kate Middleton have once again taken over remote learning duties. The U.K. is still under a strict lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, which means many families have transitioned back to remote learning. That includes Prince William and Kate Middleton, who have once again taken over homeschooling duties for their two eldest children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been homeschooling George and Charlotte at the family’s Norfolk country home, Anmer Hall, where they’ve been staying during the current lockdown, and the royals have been very hands-on with the whole process. Subscribe to Observer’s Royals Newsletter Prince William and Kate Middleton…

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    Biden Education nominee touted diversity speaker who claimed schools ‘spirit murder’ Black children

    One of President-elect Biden’s top Education Department nominees hosted a diversity training during which she gave an “extremely complimentary” introduction to its featured speaker, who has accused public schools of “spirit murdering” of Black children. Discovery Institute researcher Chris Rufo previously reported on the training, which took place under Unified San Diego School District Superintendent Cindy Marten, whom Biden named on Monday as his nominee for deputy secretary of education. An attendee’s notes and screenshots of the presentation allege the speaker, Dr. Bettina Love, accused schools of engaging in “spirit murder” and dehumanizing Black people.  That attendee, who spoke on the condition of anonymity, told Fox News that Love was introduced by Marten, who, they said, offered “glowing” remarks about…

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    More Quebec families turn to homeschooling as children return to class – Montreal

    Cherry Steele says she decided that she would be homeschooling her two boys, ages nine and 13, the moment she heard that the province would be reopening schools in January. She says though Quebec Premier, Francois Legault, is willing to take the “calculated risk” by sending children back, she is not. “I said to my kids, ‘that’s fine that the government says it’s a calculated risk; I am your parent and we try to eliminate as much risk as we can,’” said Steele. Read more: As Quebec kids head back to school, Legault calls reopening ‘a calculated risk’ Quebec’s education ministry says 686 students have registered for homeschooling since September,…

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    Why parents who did well in S’pore’s education system are homeschooling their children now – Mothership.SG

    PERSPECTIVE: For the past five years, 13-year-old Luqman Hakim and his 10-year-old sister Sumayyah have been part of Singapore’s homeschooling community. People choose to homeschool their kids for a variety of reasons. In order to get a glimpse into the homeschooling life, we spoke to a family who has been homeschooling their children since 2015. Before quitting her job to take care of her children full-time, Kalsum Harun was working as a civil servant. Her husband, Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir, is currently an associate professor at Nanyang Technological University. They have three children, aged 13, 10 and three. Speaking to Mothership, Kalsum and Kamaludeen tell us about why they decided to take…

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    Is lockdown really harder for mums who homeschool their children?

    WHEN news of the latest lockdown broke, parents all over the nation were horrified at the thought of having to homeschool their kids again. The internet erupted with mums venting their fury as they geared up to juggle work with becoming a substitute teacher. 4 When news of the latest lockdown broke parents all over Britain were horrified at the thought of having to homeschool their kids againCredit: Getty Images – Getty But many women who don’t or can’t have children say they would have relished the chance to homeschool them, and were left feeling very frustrated. So do homeschooling mums need to suck it up and realise how lucky…

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    ‘Children are more relaxed…they’ve been here before’

    Once more unto the breach. Parents and their children returned to the kitchen tables and tablets for another round of homeschooling on Monday. Hopes that lockdown three would be more like the second, when schools remained open, than the first, when they closed for months, were dashed last week when the return of classes after the Christmas holidays became an inevitable casualty of the unprecedented surge in Covid-19 cases. Before the pandemic there was no template for homeschooling, but having gotten through months of it last year, Claire Kenny says she, her husband Stephen and their boys, Ryan (9) and Shane (7), are better prepared this time. “The children were…

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