Tips for Distance Learning
Parent/Guardian involvement is a high priority at Sunny Sands Elementary. Student success and parent involvement are closely linked. Thank you for everything you do for your student!
Here are resources to help with distance learning:
- Tips for Distance Learning Success
- Get Kits to Learn and Do Schoolwork without a Fight
- Tips to Help Students Stay Focused
- Digital Learning for Students (Tip Sheet)
- The Parent Guide to Resilience from WhyTry.org
Tips from Big Life Journal:
- Tips for Online Learning Success
- Organize Your Child's Learning Space
- Avoid the Schoolwork Blues: How to Keep Kids Motivated
- Encourage Successful Time Managment
- How to Keep "School You" and "Home You" Separated
- What Will I Do If...
- Help Your Child Combat Loeliness and Feel Connected
- Daily Routine
- Daily Checklist
- Help Children Get Along While Learning from Home
Example of Daily Schedule
Helping Children Get Along
What is Anxiety? Helping Children With It
- What is Anxiety?
- 8 Ways a Child's Anxiety Shows Up
- Recongnize Stressors
- Connection Rituals to Battle Anxiety
- Positive Self-Talk for Anxiety
- Tips for Behavior
- Tips for De-escalation
- Re-faming Attention Seeking Behavior
- Offering Choices
- Get Kids to Listen without Refusal and Throwing Fits
- Get Kids to Follow Simple Directions
Activities for Boredom
- Free Reading Websites
- Big List of Hobbies
- Non-Sreen Activitgies
- Indoor/Outdoor Activities
- Art Resources
- Things to Do On Your Own
- Things to Do with Siblings
- Dealing with Feeling Board
- Apps Your Children May Have & What They Do
- 10 Ways to Build Relationships with Kids
- Ways to Help Kids Boost Their Confidence
- Rewire Your Chils's Brain for Positivity
- Sharing Feedback with Your Child
- Change to Chill
- Germ Education Activities
- Wash Your Lyrics
One of the ways you can stay involved is by asking your student questions about their school day, here is an example of some questions you could ask:
- What did you learn today in class?
- What was the best part of your day?
- What was the worst part of your day?
- Did anything interesting happen at school?
- Have you made friends in your class?
- What did you have for lunch today?
- Did you sit with anyone during lunch?
- What are you most looking forward to tomorrow in school?
- Do you have any homework?
- Did your teacher give you any papers you need me to look at?
Modified from First Day of School Interview by www.mylemarks.com
Other ways to get involved: