Tag Archives: Columns – Online Exclusives

Helping Kids With Online Learning: Tips For Parents

By Tanni Haas, Ph.D., a Professor in the Department of Communication Arts, Sciences; Disorders at the City University of New York Brooklyn College. As coronavirus cases continue to surge, many schools are continuing with fully-online learning or hybrid models instead of returning to their regular brick and-mortar, full-time schooling. How can parents support their kids’

Why Every Family Needs Storytime

Read together as a family to increase literacy skills and bond during COVID-19 quarantine As education moved to the kitchen table for many families, Toledo area institutions continue to help, posting virtual museum tours and resources, recording live Facebook animal enrichment experiences, and providing “stay at home” science experiments. Parents everywhere are exclaiming, “Thank goodness

We’re Digging It

The Olander Park System recently opened their Fossil Park Digging Quarry, so now your aspiring paleontologists can get back to digging and learning! The Park is open for limited hours, and reservations are mandatory, a policy that ensures park staff can enforce social distancing guidelines for everyone’s safety. Masks are highly encouraged in all areas

Anti-Racist Kids Movies as a Tool for Parenting

RaShya Ghee is a Toledo attorney, lecturer and mom whose expertise is American racism. American racism is at the forefront of our national discourse…again. International protests, the assertion that Black Lives Matter, and discussions about America’s racial history are on the lips of everyone from senator Mitt Romney to corporate giants like Amazon. This has

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