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What to focus on while schools are disrupted and the kids are schooling at home

The three main priorities for parents and their children right now – IN THIS ORDER:

1. Ensure the physical, mental and psychological health of yourself and your family.
2. Help your children to love learning.
3. Help your children to learn.

Most (good) teachers are brilliant at doing all three of these things for your children when they’re in the classroom. Most teachers are not so good at helping you to do this via a virtual classroom – they’re scrambling as much as the rest of us right now. So, don’t fall into the trap of increasing the stress and anxiety for yourself or your children, and killing any love of learning they might have. We are going to be doing disrupted schooling for a few months, maybe even the rest of this year and into next. So, you have to make a way to make it work for you.

Here is the short version video to give you some motivation:

If you have 20 minutes, here is the long version, with even more tips and advice:

About the Author Graeme Codrington

Graeme is a parent of three teenagers, international speaker, futurist and expert on the future of work. He is also the co-author of the best seller book 'Future Proof your Child'.

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