We are in this together, and will get through this together.
You are a superhero. Navigating the balancing act that is parenting, overseeing your learner's virtual schooling, working from home and maintaining some semblance of sanity is no easy feat. We want to do everything we can to support you!
Following the tremendous success of The Distance Learning Playbook, K-12, education authorities Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and John Hattie have teamed up with New York Times bestselling author and parenting expert Rosalind Wiseman to bring you the consummate guide to support your child's academic, social, and emotional development in any learning environment – while not overwhelming you in the process.
This essential guide will arm you with the tools and insight to
Create an environment conducive to learning, establish routines, and most importantly, take care of yourself and your child
Maximize the time you spend supporting learning by focusing on what is proven to work best in education
Help your child develop the cognitive attitudes and habits that foster creativity, critical thinking, and increased responsibility for their learning
Support the development of your child’s social and emotional learning skills, including the ability to navigate social interactions, build friendships, and regulate emotions at a time when they have never been more important to have, and more challenging to maintain
The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents outlines supportive strategies for navigating virtual environments to ensure effective and impactful learning that aligns the needs and expectations of teachers, parents, and students alike.
"The Distance Learning Playbook for Parents isn't just for parents. It's for older siblings and all caregivers, too. Even teachers can gain knowledge from this book! it leads you down a path of understanding from the perspective of children and teachers and advises parents to be compassionate during this strange time of distance learning. Every parent across America should buy this book - it can help you make a step-by-step plan for your own household while your student is learning virtually."
~ Taylor Pittman, 17-year old student and big sister to a 6-year old brother
New Orleans, Louisiana
"If you want to be a Jedi master of remote learning, read this book! It's a guide for mental strength, practical know-how and social emotional support. This is the only pandemic parenting book you'll need, and I'm telling all my parent friends about it."
~ Rachel Simmons, Author and Good Morning America Parenting Expert