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How to Support Your Child This School Year

Our Dear Teacher columnists offer advice on how to make the most of online learning.

Creating Your At-Home Classroom

Learn more about the role of sensory development in the classroom and find tips for how to set up a classroom at home that helps with online learning challenges.

Keeping Your Student Mentally Healthy

A new digital therapy platform, based in San Francisco, aims to connect children to psychiatrists, therapists and coaches, and offers free online parenting classes that help with many of the issues related to raising children during a pandemic.

Models for California School Re-Opening

In "Stronger Together: A Guidebook for the Safe Reopening of California’s Public Schools," the California Department of Education provides some suggestions for on-site school schedules with social distancing and safety in mind.

Caring for a Newborn in a Pandemic

Caring for a newborn has never been easy. In the midst of a pandemic, that job may be even more challenging. In the era of COVID-19, how do we keep our newborn baby safe, while enjoying the beautiful journey ahead?

What's the Plan for Schools Reopening?

Families across the Bay Area have different concerns and needs. This is one reason why schools are struggling with plans to reopen. Here's what we may be seeing.

Must-Have Products for the Coming School Year

Get prepared for the new school year – however it looks – with these new products by local companies.

Mindfulness Through Nature

Are your kids stressed during these challenging times? Mindfulness and nature can help bring a sense of calm to your children when they need it most.

Teens Connect English Learners With Teachers

When the shutdown struck, some East Bay teens found a unique way to help children and adults learn English

10 Tips for Distance Learning Success

With the likelihood that many students will have at least some distance learning this school year, parents need to prepare for how to best support their children’s learning at home. Common Sense Media offers the following advice.

Better Distance Learning This Fall

The report card is in on last spring’s remote learning during coronavirus school closures, and the results are dismal. How can we do better?

May I Take Your Order, Please?

If your family is avoiding restaurants this summer, why not bring the experience to your own home? Teaching kids food preparation, how to cook and how to run a business offers them numerous benefits.
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