All posts by Emily Remaklus

Open House Guide 2020

On average, and in normal times, children spend 1,000 hours each year in school, and that doesn’t include extracurricular activities. With school being such a huge part of a child’s life, it is important to find the perfect fit where a child can feel comfortable, challenged, and engaged. Fortunately, in the Toledo area we are

COVID School Reopening Plans for 2020-2021

Toledo area school districts share their plans. As the new school year quickly approaches, many local schools are coming up with plans to keep students and staff safe during the coronavirus pandemic. While not all schools have shared their plans for the 2020-2021 school year, the districts below have released preliminary information. Please note that

Teaching Teens Mindfulness

Although schools do their best to provide children and adolescents with coping skills, sometimes the important skill of mindfulness cannot fit in the digital, test-centered school curriculums.

Hayes Presidential offers fun online learning for all ages

The world is certainly living through a historical moment, but why spend that time bored at home when The Hayes Presidential Library and Museums has so much fun to offer online? The Hayes Presidential website has been updated regularly with fun and engaging activities that will keep the kids, and yourself, entertained and learning.  Links

An open letter from a teacher

This is not what we signed up for. That could easily have been said by any administrator, teacher, parent, or student after hearing about the three week school closing. Whether we signed up for it or not, this school closing is happening. Fortunately what I have experienced as a teacher during this time so far

Tips on keeping your tweens (and you!) sane

During the three week school closing, it can be tough to try and keep your tweens entertained, but we came up with some tips that will help keep everyone sane: Create a schedule for home. A benefit of homeschooling? Let those tweens sleep in a bit! No more cranky morning kiddos. Your schedule doesn’t necessarily