Tag Archives: COVID-19

Striking a Balance with Screen Time — at School and at Home

While online instruction has become a necessity during COVID-19, the question of how much screen time is a healthy amount for children has been replaced at the top of the list of our concerns.  Many parents are just trying to get used to hybrid schedules, working from home while keeping an eye on their children’s

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

$50M in Grant Funds to Expand Internet Access for Ohio Students

State Rep. Lisa Sobecki (D-Toledo) announced Ohio schools may begin applying for the new BroadbandOhio Connectivity Grant beginning today, Monday, August 10. A total of $50 million will be allocated to expand high-speed internet access for Ohio students utilizing remote learning during the COVID crisis by providing hotspots and internet-enabled devices to students. “The COVID-19

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 kids are heading back to school this fall, many are continuing with fully-online learning instead of returning to their regular brick and-mortar schools. How can parents support their kids’ education during