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Parents asked questions about living in lockdown. Penn GSE experts answered.

Advice on dealing with short tempers, screen time, and what to do when your child wants to get a dog during lockdown.


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College instructors have moved their courses online, but Penn GSE's Sharon Ravitch says they need to do more to meet their students' needs during this pandemic. Here, she gives ideas for instructors to consider.
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Staying at home has broken routines for both children and parents. Planning your day, breaks and all, can help.
For Parents
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You have already built a classroom culture that can carry you and your students through the year, with a few adaptations.
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Set norms. Check emotional health. And remember that your students might already be pretty good at this.