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5 Productivity Tools for Homeschooling Your Kids

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Tools for Homeschooling Your Kids

As the world goes remote with the outbreak of the new pandemic, a bunch of industries had to let go of their workers. Or workers made the switch to teleworking.

Education is no exception, as both teachers and students are forced to stay at home and quarantine. And are now adjusting to the new reality of unavoidable homeschooling. 

As of now, over 30 states around the U.S. have closed their schools. Some until further notice, while others, for the entire academic year. 

States Affected

Only a few states, including California, Idaho, and South Dakota were given recommendations to close educational facilities. 

Other than these three states, the rest of the states have received an order to close all schools and universities. And while some plan on returning to classrooms in late April or May, others don’t plan on opening their doors until the next academic year.

Forced Homeschooling is a New Challenge for Parents

A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times reporter, Rebecca Kanthor shared her struggle with homeschooling her kids while in quarantine. And her story, as well as the stories of other parents, report that their kids are hanging on them like “stickers”. And that they are only able to work during their kids’ nap time. So this is what the entire nation can relate to. 

Parents Are Doing A Lot Of The Work

Some parents share that, while teachers have created online classrooms to still have virtual classes to educate kids, parents are doing most of the work. Making sure that their kids understand the material. 

Even some of the kids are saying that they don’t feel good about homeschooling. In one of the latest Good Morning America shows, a mom and her child touch upon their struggles with homeschooling. With mom admitting that she’s simply not cut out to be a teacher:


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