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Creating & Managing Learning Environments

“It’s not what you look at that matters. It’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau

 

As parents, we need to create an inviting space for our children to feel comfortable, to learn and spend an extended amount of time. Parents can ensure that children have adequate lighting, sufficient equipment and enough snacks. Find out how to create a learning station at home.

Setting up a home space

1. Organise your work space

2. DIY mobile stands

3. DIY Overhead Stand

1. Creating the Perfect Study Space

3. DIY Overhead Tripod

2. Easy DIY Phone Stands

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While our children are more knowledgeable in using technology than ever before, we can catch up by using this “cheat sheet”. Parents can learn how to disable proxy settings, use a mobile phone as a hotspot and learn how to connect to the wifi in this section.

Connect to the internet

1. Connect laptop to wifi 

3. Disable proxy settings in Chrome

2. Disable proxy settings Windows 10

4. Hotspot your Android phone

5. Hotspot your iPhone

1. Connect to a WiFi network in Windows 10

2. Disable proxy settings in Windows 10

3. Disable proxy settings in Google Chrome

4. Hotspot your Android phone

5. Hotspot your iPhone

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Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.   

 

Scheduling & Routines

When you plan your lessons with your children in mind, you will automatically create a timetable that accommodates their needs. If the school provides the timetable, make sure your child follows the timetable and support them as they cannot do this without you. Learn more about schedules and timetables as you explore this section.

1. General planning and scheduling

3. Time management tips for teens

2. Daily routine for young learners

4. time management tips for all

1. Infographic: Time Management

2. Points to consider

3. Sample activity: routine for learners

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Digital Balance & Timers

In life, there must be a balance. As our children begin to use digital devices in their school work and for socializing, it is imperative that we maintain a balance. In this section, you will learn how to balance screen time and non-screen time.

1. Limit Screen Time

3. Hybrid Stopwatch and Timer

2. Screen time, a healthy balance

4. Timer+ for IOS

1. Tips to limit screen time

2. Screen time: Checklist for healthy use

3. Free Microsoft Timer 

4. Adobe Digital Timer

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Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.   

Planning, scheduling, timing, arranging and organizing are words that are now part of our daily vocabulary. Using online calendars can help you maintain your sanity when organizing your child’s busy life. Find out how to use online calendars while exploring this section.

Online Calendars

 

1. Outlook Calendar

2. Google calendar

1. Using Outlook Calendar

2. Using Google Calendar

WANT TO LEARN MORE? 

 

Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.   

Remote Learning Support

This is a strange time we are living in, parents are teachers and children experiencing a new learning journey. There may be challenges and frustrations, but parents must understand the “new normal” so that they can support their children effectively. Let’s learn more about remote learning.

 

1. The Why, What and How of Remote learning

3. 7 tips for remote teaching and learning

2. Overcoming common hurdles

4. Tips To Support Parents and Children

5. 3 Tips For Parents to Support Their Children Learning Online

1. 10 Tips : Remote Learning for Parents

2. Advantages and disadvantages of Flipped Classroom

WANT TO LEARN MORE? 

 

Explore more resources to help your child through their learning journeys. Find ways to make their learning more experiential with fun resources by exploring more educational websites, game-based learning activities, live webinars, and/or recorded webinars.