Social Distancing & Remote Working… With Kids

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  1. Brian Watt Member
    Brian Watt
    @BrianWatt

    Enjoy.

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  2. Stad Coolidge
    Stad
    @Stad

    I agree with limiting the TV time. When they do watch, I’d recommend watching with them, especially if it’s commercial TV.

     

    We didn’t home school, but they did grow up with Reader Rabbit on the computer. Making reading and math a game worked. Watching Barney and Friends on TV helped them learn English (Russian was their native language). Fortunately, none of them talk like a purple dinosaur, but I still have nightmares about that earworm of a theme song—”I love you, you love me . . .”

    Hang in there, ladies!

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  3. Cow Girl Thatcher
    Cow Girl
    @CowGirl

    I learned a lot of math while cooking as a child! We had a family of 10, so if you were baking cookies, and following the recipe on the back of the chocolate chip package, everything had to be tripled. (Not the chocolate chips, though—just one package.) So, I got quite skilled at adding fractions.

    Yes, please limit screen time. Actual human interaction is always the best.

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  4. Allie Hahn Coolidge
    Allie Hahn
    @AllieHahn
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  5. Allie Hahn Coolidge
    Allie Hahn
    @AllieHahn

    Stad (View Comment):

    I agree with limiting the TV time. When they do watch, I’d recommend watching with them, especially if it’s commercial TV.

     

    We didn’t home school, but they did grow up with Reader Rabbit on the computer. Making reading and math a game worked. Watching Barney and Friends on TV helped them learn English (Russian was their native language). Fortunately, none of them talk like a purple dinosaur, but I still have nightmares about that earworm of a theme song—”I love you, you love me . . .”

    Hang in there, ladies!

    Aw, I loved Reader Rabbit…. good memories. :)

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