I believe every school in the states has now closed down for the remainder of the school year 2020, if not for the entire school year, the school shave shut down for a few weeks. Many parents are home with their kids due to work being shutdown or daycares shutting down.
This is a time when parents need to learn how to homeschool their kids for the first time.
Today I’m sharing some tips to help you homeschool during the outbreak. I want to give you some tips and tricks so that you don’t lose your mind and can work with your kids to educate them during this time when schools are shut down.
How to Homeschool During the Outbreak
Check With Your School District
Some school districts have set up a way for parents and students to attend classes virtually. These virtual learning sessions may be difficult for parents, but having a way to get your kids to attend school virtually is a wonderful bonus for anyone who can do that. Check with your school district to see if they’re offering any virtual learning sessions.
Forget What You Know
The next step is homeschooling for the first time during this coronavirus outbreak is to forget everything you know about schooling You can now us printables, online resources, and free educational platforms to have your kids get in their school hours from home. Find online sites that are offering free subscriptions to their educational platform, many are offering this.
Talk With Your Kids
You may be surprised that your kids are better at developing a homeschool curriculum and schedule than you are. They’ve been attending school long enough to know what type of hours work for them and how they learn best. Find out what your kids think about homeschool ideas and try to use their tips to morph your homeschool day into something that works.
Get Some Supplies
You’ll want to print off worksheets, and have access to the internet for any online education. You will need pens, paper, and other regular school supplies to homeschool your kids during the coronavirus outbreak. Check the house to see what you have for supplies and make a list of supplies you’ll need. See if you can purchase homeschool supplies online to ship to your home.
These are just a few tips and tricks to get you headed in the right direction if you’re homeschooling during the coronavirus and have never homeschooled before. Using my tips shared above you’ll be able to homeschool your kids without much stress and start to enjoy spending this quality time with your kids too.