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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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Developing Positive Bonds in High School

A recent study out of Korea found that developing healthy relationships and positive bonds in high school is more important than ever.
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Study Says Trees Help Sixth Graders Do Better in School

A recent study out of Illinois found that an abundance of trees helps sixth graders do better in school, which is a really important find during the pandemic.
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What to Do When Your Child is Failing School: High School Advice

School is tough for many kids, but what do you do when tough becomes too much? Local teachers offer tips on what to do when your child is failing school.
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Detroit School gets J Dilla Music Grant

The Save the Music Foundation's J Dilla music grant will provide the school with production equipment, musical instruments and more.
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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.