Maryland school officials announced today that all public schools will remain closed an additional four weeks through Friday, April 24. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has also announced that All K-12 schools in Virginia will remain closed through “at least” the academic year. Schools are currently closed to prevent the spread …Read More »
|30+ Free Online Resources for Parents Homeschooling Their Kids
Ideas, activities, lesson plans & more from local and national sites
|We know that balancing working from home and working to ensure your children are still learning, active and engaged is not going to be easy. But as parents, we can rise to the challenge.
To help you navigate this unprecedented time, we’ve rounded up more than 30 free online resources for parents homeschooling their kids right now. Keep checking back as we update this list with both local and national resources.
Life in D.C., Virginia and Maryland has changed dramatically in just a short period of time, and we can expect even more changes to come. Parenting during coronavirus is different than it was before: Suddenly, we’ve been asked to become our children’s teachers while attempting to telecommute. We want to …Read More »
Nowadays, there are hundreds of phone apps available to teach you the basics of self-care. With so much technology at our disposal, it’s hard to know where to begin. Here are six self-care apps that offer various types of meditations and mindfulness exercises so you can find some moments of …Read More »
We know that balancing working from home and working to ensure your children are still learning, active and engaged is not going to be easy. But as parents, we can rise to the challenge. To help you navigate this unprecedented time, we’ve rounded up more than 35 free online resources …Read More »
Following a weekend spent indoors, away from friends, family and neighbors, Marylanders now face new limitations in response to the coronavirus pandemic, adding to the D.C. area closures already in place. Earlier today, Governor Larry Hogan ordered all bars, restaurants, movie theaters and gyms be closed by 5 p.m. Hogan …Read More »
Starting today, area public schools are closed, and many companies as well as state offices are allowing their workers to telecommute. If you’re going to be working from home with kids in the house, your new normal may be answering emails at the dining room table alongside a third grader …Read More »
With schools around the District canceling classes, parents may be wondering how to keep their children occupied over the next few weeks. Washington FAMILY editor PJ Feinstein appeared on NBC 4 Washington yesterday with a list of things to do with your kids at home as the coronavirus continues to …Read More »
We know it’s been a stressful week, but hang in there—it’s almost the weekend, and there are plenty of family-friendly things to do! Go fly a kite on the National Mall, catch a modern musical featuring music by The Go-Go’s, or take a trip to the The National Building Museum, …Read More »
Now and then throughout my son’s childhood, I wondered whether something was amiss. For example, the way he wrote certain letters seemed odd, like starting at the bottom of a “p,” where I would start at the top. He often couldn’t follow what I thought was a clear a series …Read More »
Forty-seven percent of teens say they are addicted to their phone. On average, kids spend …Read More »