Creating Quiet Time at Home

The early closure of California schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic has led to many families across the state adopting new routines to keep their children learning. In a previous entry, we shared the importance of routines for children of all ages. Active learning is an important part of any routine for school-aged children and balancing active learning time with planned quiet time is important for the wellbeing of children and parents/guardians alike. “Quiet time” […]

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Crear tiempo de tranquilidad en casa

El cierre temprano de las escuelas de California debido a la pandemia de COVID-19 ha llevado a muchas familias en todo el estado a adoptar nuevas rutinas para mantener a sus hijos aprendiendo. En una publicación anterior, compartimos la importancia de las rutinas para niños de todas las edades. El aprendizaje activo es una parte importante de cualquier rutina para los niños en edad escolar y equilibrar el tiempo de aprendizaje activo con el tiempo […]

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Tips for Supporting Math Learning at Home

Families across California have adopted new routines for their school-aged children due to school closures from the COVID-19 pandemic. Students have continued their learning at home, and many will do so over the course of the summer. Math is a critical subject for all students. In this blog, we will focus on tips for families to help children of all ages continue learning and practicing key math skills. Before reviewing our tips for supporting student […]

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Tips for Supporting your Child’s Reading at Home

It was announced in early April that schools in California would be closed for the remainder of the school year. These closures have led to many families across the state adopting new routines that are similar to the school day so that children continue learning despite the closures. In a previous entry, we shared the importance of routines for children of all ages. In this post, we will look at one important aspect of routines […]

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Creating a New Routine for Your Child

While school closures are important to ensuring our safety, we realize they are not only interrupting our daily routine but the routines of our children as well. A regular routine will help children feel like they are still on a normal schedule and help keep them learning during their time away from school. According to experts, children do best when their routines are regular, predictable and take place day after day. Consistent routines help children […]

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