Parents can implement a whole variety of learning opportunities at home. Teachers will provide with the information you need to teach at home, stay sane, and maybe even thrive during this challenging time.
Create a learning space
A dedicated learning space at home will help nurture your child's creativity, enhance their focus and increase their motivation levels.
The space should have; natural light.
comfortable study seating
self-directed learning experiences
Structure the learning
Provide structured times so that children know what to expect from the home learning environment. Give children options for learning and keep an organised learning routine.
Teach: lesson plans, printable worksheets, activities use the tips and sample schedules from teachers.
Play: games, crafts, activities and use printable fun activities.
Cope: self-care and social-emotional learning resources, mindfulness tips, and strategies for managing stress and anxiety will help you and your child.
Rest: sanity savers, content that isn’t related to COVID-19, quizzes, bite-sized fun and entertaining tips and ideas.
Within early childhood learning. Evidence suggests that parents who engage in the following activities at home encourage thinking and talking, and support their child’s development (National Children’s Bureau, 2019, p.2):
For parents of adolescent students, the following are things to do to stimulate and support a home learning environment (ARACY, 2015b, p4):