School Year 2020 and Social Distancing

Pod, Co-op, Hybrid, Virtual? Your 2020 School Adventure

Between hybrid scheduling, masks, virtual school, pandemic pods, and everything else, the 2020 school year is going to look pretty different than ever before. Read on to learn about some of the new school options, and find out which school adventure is the right choice for your family. ... Read More
micro school movement

Should My Child Be in a Micro School?

A micro school is a small educational environment with a trained instructor. And it may be the best option for your child this fall. Pandemic schooling is difficult without the guidance of a teacher. This academic model offers safety in small numbers and face-to-face instruction. ... Read More
homeschool co-op

What You Need to Know to Start a Homeschool Co-op

Teaching your children at home does not mean teaching your children alone! Starting a Homeschool Co-op could be your answer when looking for a community-centered alternative option for the school year. Read on for ideas and strategies on how to “co-op” with others this fall. ... Read More
family news via solutions journalism network

Solutions Journalism: News for Families

Parents hold the powerful job of curating news for our kids. But what should we share and how? Read on to learn about the Solutions Journalism Network, an important resource for discussing current events with your family. ... Read More
family breakfast at school mornings

10 Tips for Making School Mornings Run Smoothly

They come every single day. Yet, inevitably, we are looking for socks, out of cereal, and running to the bus. Mornings. Why are they rough? How can we make school mornings run smoothly ( and feel less awful?) Here are some rules to help shape how you think about school mornings (and free you to be gracious with yourself.) ... Read More