As you all know, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot of uncertainty and has impacted the education system in a vast and diverse number of ways in a very short period of time. Over the course of the next several weeks, and for as long as necessary, the Institute for Personalized Learning will be using various means to support your professional needs as well as the needs of your learners. We are here to support and encourage you to have a growth mindset, find silver linings, and establish systems and routines that encourage the continued learning of both our educators and learners. We are all in this together and together, we are strong!
With that, our team of Professional Development Specialists would like to share with you their favorite strategies for increasing productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness when working remotely to support learning while also parenting. They will share tips for leveraging your own unique learning styles and personalities. In addition here is a Repository of Resources to support educators and families as they navigate the world of remote learning.
How do you make your home into a workplace when it’s already home to (a rather loud) family? This is a question I have been grappling with since last week and if I’m being totally honest I’m still trucking along and figuring it out. Read Kate’s reflection on how she’s navigating this new territory.
I know I have a tall task ahead of me as I make adjustments to work from home, support my children in their virtual learning experience, and continue to engage in my work and find ways to creatively support educators at a high level. Read Eric’s strategies for balancing these roles.
Our family of four is on Day 2 of learning at home. We’re all adjusting and learning as we go. Read Dria’s 5 ideas to help keep everyone in her house on track.