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COVID-19 Outbreaks at Michigan Schools

The state of Michigan is tracking outbreaks at our schools and colleges. Here are the latest COVID outbreaks at schools in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.
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At-Home Picture Day Ideas

Did your child miss out on school picture day this year? Take a photo to remember with these fun at-home picture day ideas.
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An Overwhelmed Parent’s Guide to ‘Homeschooling’

Michigan’s schools are closing down again, and many districts expect students to keep learning from home. Here's a practical guide to homeschooling your kids.
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Helping Kids with Learning Disabilities Navigate Online School

Virtual school can be difficult for parents and students, especially when kids need extra support. Here are some tips to help students with learning disabilities tackle online school.
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Helping Kids Pay Attention During Virtual School

Learning in front of a screen presents a new set of challenges for our kids. Here are eight ways you can help them focus and pay attention during virtual school.
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10 Brain Breaks to Try With Kids Remote Learning

Scheduling brain breaks into your child's online school day is an important piece of keeping them focused. Here are 10 ideas to get you started.
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The Potential Emotional Negative Effects of Too Much Homework

Over three hours can stress kids out, trigger health issues and more, a study says. Here's a metro Detroit teacher's view on the negative effects of too much homework.
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Setting Up a Pandemic Pod for Your Child

"Pandemic" Pods have been helping parents strike balance between safety and socialization since before coronavirus hit. Find out what they are and how you can set one up.
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8 Ways to Bring Mindfulness Into Your Remote Learning Routine

This year's school year is more stressful than ever before. Keep your kids grounded with these 8 ways to bring mindfulness to your remote learning.
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10 Ways to Help Your Child Succeed in School

Learn key ways to help your child succeed in school and beyond, offered by a veteran metro Detroit teacher and law expert.
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Tips to Organizing Before Back-to-School

Take some of the stress out of the school year by organizing before heading back-to-school. These seven tips can help you get there.
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Oakland County Sends Schools $28 Million for COVID Expenses

Thanks to the CARES Act, schools in Oakland County will receive $28 million to help with some of the extra expenses caused by the coronavirus pandemic.