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  2. ELBOW Cough into it
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Remote Learning Parent Tips

                                                                                                                               ANDERSON CREEK ACADEMY  

24 GOOD IDEAS TO HELP WITH DISTANCE LEARNING

PARENT TIPS

Part One: Items 1-12

 

 

          1.    Create ONE PLACE to be the only place where school work is completed.
       2.    Create a STORAGE BOX for all the supplies that your child should need for school work.
       3.    Create a SCHEDULE for when it’s time to work and when it’s time to play.
       4.    Create a REWARDING ACTIVITY for the time period immediately following schoolwork.
            5.       Be clear on your EXPECTATIONS as to what “you” will do and what you expect your child to do.
        6.    ALLOW YOUR CHILD TO ASK FOR HELP, regardless of your expectations but not too many times.
        7.    PLACE A BREAK BETWEEN SUBJECTS but not between tasks unless you are sure it’s needed.
        8.    SNACKS AND BEVERAGES are great, if they are available at the start and available throughout.
            9.        TWO OR MORE CHILDREN SHOULD HAVE THE SAME “SCHOOL TIME” SCHEDULE.
        10.    CHECK WORK it’s a big part of doing distant learning and has always been part of assignments.
        11.    HAVE YOUR CHILD TELL YOU IN SUMMARY WHAT THEY COMPLETED at the end of school time.
        12.    GET DRESSED IN DAY CLOTHES but not in pajamas or clothes you wouldn’t wear to school.

 

Part One: Items 13-24

 

        13.    NEVER THREATEN ….but have consequences available (read document) for noncompliance.

        14.    FADE YOUR INVOLVEMENT and reward as your child becomes increasingly independent.

        15.    UNRELATED TECHNOLOGY SHOULD BE PUT AWAY DURING SCHOOL TIME.

        16.    IGNORE WHINING AND ATTENTION SEEKING BEHAVIORS and let the clock keep ticking.

        17.    ALLOW and REWARD WHEN A CHILD OPTS FOR ADDITIONAL READING… school work in disguise.

        18.    SCHOOL WORK IS MORE PALATABLE BY ANOTHER NAME such as “Brain Boosting Time!” etc.

        19.    POST A PICTURE OF THE REWARDING ACTIVITY in front of your child in the work area.

        20.    DO YOUR HOMEWORK AS YOUR CHILD DOES THEIR HOMEWORK.  Pay bills, read, etc.

        21.    FREQUENTLY COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR CHILD’S TEACHER so you know what they expect.

        22.    MINIMIZE DISTRACTIONS SUCH AS TV OR MUSIC…these are NOT helpful.

        23.    SCHOOL WORK IS YOUR CHILD’S RESPONSIBILITY not yours…work toward this goal.

        24.    SCHOOL WORK IS NOT ABOUT GRADES it about learning….communicate this to your child.

 

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