We Need to Focus on Robust Remote Learning Instead of Re-opening

“We should be spending this summer figuring out a better way to deliver remote learning while corporations and communities figure out how they can help with the childcare crisis. Instead, teachers are spending the summer trying to rewrite curriculum for 3 different schedules (in person, hybrid, and remote) all while they know that stepping into …

It’s Time to Accept That the Point of School Has Changed

Schools, parents, and students are all doing their absolute best to maintain social emotional connections and academic instruction during remote learning. If you need more support with social, emotional, executive functioning, and/or learning skills during this time, please let us know. We can be reached at either 408-439-1111 or info@turningpointsed.com. At Turning Points, we help …

These Are the Hours Your Kid Should Be Homeschooling Per Day Based on Their Grade

It’s not reasonable to expect students to complete online learning sessions for the same amount of hours they would normally be in school. Here are some guidelines the Illinois Board of Education put together in regard to the amount of time students of various ages should spend in remote learning sessions and suggestions for other …

Homeschooling is NOT the Same as Crisis Schooling: advice during coronavirus COVID -19 shut downs

Educating during this pandemic is different than any type of schooling we have done before. Here are some good tips for parents and teachers to remember as we provide instruction during Covid-19 and this very unique time. https://www.heatheranneworld.com/post/homeschooling-is-not-the-same-as-crisis-schooling-advice-during-coronavirus-covid-19-shut-downs?fbclid=IwAR0l25D1aitqJSIF4dQd1RGcDgrfRNktMvlkgGA4jjcHmHxQi6Y56fZq8ew

COVID-19 and K-12 Students with Disabilities: Initial Guidance

Today we turn our attention to how school closures and remote learning affect our Special Education population. Here’s an article summarizing legal implications, which are continuing to change. https://perryzirkel.com/2020/03/20/special-supplement-covid-19-and-k-12-students-with-disabilities-initial-guidance/?fbclid=IwAR2H_mFE_7kjf8NkTTxvjEucKbHLeJFtCYlUUnU-KJabMEgeBkg1ozpZWIE

Daily Free Learning Workbooks for Teachers to Share with Parents while Schools are Closed – Kids will actually do these!

Check out these free printable lessons for all subject areas and grade levels. https://www.edhelper.com/teacher-education/Daily-Free-Learning-Workbooks-for-Teachers-to-Share-with-Parents-while-Schools-are-Closed-Kids-will-actually-do-these.htm?fbclid=IwAR3Y3b8q9F-WSqQbvYMNVX5l24wxriFVlKWDHVeihXXFoc1YiaAFi2uMdU0