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Helpful Tips

Home is not school, and it can be challenging to make it feel that way. Here are a few helpful tips to help your learners succeed this fall.

Create a Study Space

Every learner needs somewhere quiet and comfortable to think. Plan out a space for syncing up with teachers and classmates using Google Meet as well as completing assignments with supplies handy. A desk or the kitchen table would work well.

Don't forget storage space for completed work.

Post the Weekly Schedule

Our schedules will be fixed throughout the semester, so add the schedule page as a bookmark on your student's computer.

Tech tip: the schedules page has been tagged, so you can add a # to jump to specific sections automatically.

Their schedule will effect your schedule, so plan to post it somewhere around the house that you can easily find.

Stock Snacks for Energy

Hunger is really distracting, so try to keep healthy snacks around to boost energy levels during learning time.

Contactless Meal Pick-Up will also be available for distance learners. View the details on our Food Services page.

Activate Your Brain and Body Before Learning

Our secondary schedule includes Brain & Body Activation time from 8:30-9:15. We encourage students to use this time to activate their brain and their bodies for a day of learning! Research shows that too much screen-time can be detrimental to learning, so make it a point to take a break and activate your brain and your body for a day of learning! Below are some suggested activities.

  • Go for a run
  • Walk your dog
  • Bake cookies
  • Do a crossword puzzle
  • Cut the grass
  • Talk with someone in your house
  • Paint a picture
  • Draw a picture
  • Lift weights or do body weight exercises
  • Do yoga
  • Read a book
  • Color
  • Practice a sport
  • Play an instrument
  • Write in a journal
  • Do logic puzzles
  • Do yoga