Expectations are important for children and assist in the development of a motivated and happy individual. When kids have clear expectations, that are also achievable, they are likely to feel successful and willing to ‘have a go’. Make sure though, that expectations set within this challenging time are not based on specific goals, as this will most likely create pressure.
We recommend you pause and take a breath. Firstly reach out to your extra support networks and make sure that you are ok. Once you’ve found another wind of strength (because let’s face it, parents are superheroes) we need to think about how we can get our children to the finish line of this 2020 hardship.
We’re hearing you parents! You are frustrated, overworked. You have done your research, you have set up a classroom environment at home. You have written timetables, looked at learning platforms, developed schedules and rules with your kids. However they still seem to be unsettled, unhappy and not as independent as you would have hoped by now.
Mrs LD thinks that perhaps it’s time to reassess the remote learning environment. If it’s not working out for you, change the dynamics!
Remote Learning and the Difficulties Remote learning is by no means the ideal situation for any individual. As adults, we are certainly feeling the pressures of COVID-19s environment and there is no doubt that the children are feeling it too. Just like we are missing things, so are they! Positive Teaching, thought we would take... Continue Reading →
ACARA - What is it? As a parent I am sure you have asked yourself, what is it that they learn in schools now? Makes sense! As the classrooms look the same as thirty years ago, but the teachers do not seem to be teaching the same. Although education looks slightly different in each state... Continue Reading →