Parents often cite the flexibility to customize their students’ daily schedules to their abilities, aptitudes, and learning styles as a significant benefit over the rigid, one-size-fits-all routine found in brick-and-mortar schools.
That flexibility, however, can present a challenge. Balancing it with a school-day class routine that is sufficiently rigorous to support academic achievement can sometimes be a hit-or-miss proposition.
If you’re new to online school, or trying to organize an effective remote learning routine, successful Learning Coaches recommend you start at the beginning:
“Sit down with your child or children and explain that you all need to come up with a schedule together. When they are part of that discussion and setting the schedule, they will take ownership of it.”