Distance Learning Tips
Watch this video for suggestions on creating an environment for distance learning success at home, including finding the right space, making a schedule, and building in daily breaks.
Coping with Being Stuck at Home
An elementary school student offers 10 practical tips for navigating time at home and distance learning.
Virtual Learning Support
Dr. Geneva Gray shares useful tips for compassionately transitioning to home-based learning, including giving yourself—and your children—space to make mistakes and try new things as we all learn by doing.
Tips for Parents Who Find Themselves Homeschoolers Now!
Learn strategies for supporting children’s at-home learning, including the importance of setting and keeping a schedule as well as focusing on the student and tapping into available resources.
Tips for Transitioning to At Home Learning
Dr. Kimberly Mason provides suggestions for creating routine, establishing a schedule, and taking “brain breaks” to help ensure a successful and enjoyable experience to support learning at home.
Organizational Tips to Support At-Home Learning
This brief video presents a great idea for organizing your children’s learning materials to support their at-home studies.
Dr. Tina Marshall-Bradley shares a strategy for involving children in the various phases of meal planning as a fun and engaging learning activity.
Reading Tips #1: Reading Everyday
Parents can lead by example when it comes to helping children stay engaged with reading.
Reading Tips #2: Importance of Vocabulary Words
Help your children improve their reading skills word by word with tips on vocabulary building.
Reading Tips #3: Achieving Comprehension
Learn strategies for improving reading comprehension skills in children.
Throwing Away Anxiety: An Activity for Kids and Parents
With the new year of remote learning, your child may be showing signs of worry. Dr. Nancy Carlson, faculty member for Walden’s MS in School Counseling program, walks you through an activity to help your child—and you—throw your anxieties away.
Blowing Up Balloons: Managing Emotions as a Family
Dr. Tina Marshall-Bradley, academic coordinator for Walden’s MS in Education program, shares an activity to help you and your child relieve emotional stress to ensure the transitions of remote working and learning go smoothly.
Communication Skill Development
Dr. Tina Marshall-Bradley offers suggestions for building communication skills in students, including tips for using videoconferences, phone calls, e-mails—and even letter writing.