Checkout my resource page for distance learning tips and educational links.
I compiled a list of distance learning tips from my 6 years of homeschooling my two boys that I hope will give you some sanity and save you time. There is so much information available so I carefully curated useful resources that I use and or have used. Feel free to share with friends and family or contact me with any questions you have.
Gretchen Wegner is my mentor. She is the creator of the Anti Boring Approach to Powerful Studying. She has such a creative way of teaching kids about themselves while teaching them facts. Here is the podcast she co-hosts http://collegepreppodcast.com/listen-episodes/ and her website www.gretchenwegner.com
Dr. Dan Peters from the Summit Center in Walnut Creek has a lovely podcast for differently wired kids and their parents. https://parentfootprint.com/
A book containing amazing advice and info on how to be your child's consultant by being a non anxious presence. www.theselfdrivenchild.com/
A podcast and a book about raising neurodivergent kids. https://www.tiltparenting.com/
Proper nutrition is SO important in helping our kids be the best they can be. Food is medicine. This is one of my go to sources for nutrition and self care inspiration. Katie Wells also has a plethora of information and recipes to support kids' brains and bodies since she is a mother of six. https://wellnessmama.com/
Dr. Amen has an amazing collection of books he has written about the brain since he has scanned thousands of brains to see the effects on various drugs and personal practices. Go here to find our what kind of brain you have https://www.brainhealthassessment.com/assessment.
Author of the Explosive Child and Raising Human Beings, Dr. Greene has amazing insight and specific tools to solve the "unsolved problems" when kids are having a hard time "meeting expectations." The language he uses is so spot on in identifying the underlying causes of kids behaviors and treats them with respect and consideration. His website is www.livesinthebalance.org
Mindful Compassionate Dialogue (MCD) can help. Founded by Wise Heart, MCD is a framework and system that helps you relate to yourself and others with mindfulness and agency. I receive weekly connection gems to help me reflect on my current state of mind and to learn different ways of communicating in order to bring more harmony, connection and happiness to my life. https://www.wiseheartpdx.org/posts
Research from cognitive psychologists who study how our brain learns. They dive deep into the science so if you are a science nerd and like to understand the why behind why we encode and use spaced retrieval , then this is for you! https://www.learningscientists.org/
Wonderful Executive Function Coach in Boulder, CO who has many free resources for kids and parents. https://sethperler.com