For schools and educators trying to design remote learning opportunities for their students, or parents trying to support their children’s learning, it can be tricky to know how to create a structure for the day. Dr. Nina Hood from The Education Hub offers some tips to help you create a home schedule that supports effective learning.
One of the strategies that Dr. Hood suggests is to set aside time for play, social connection, and physical activity every day. “It is vital that a daily routine builds in lots of time for other activities alongside schoolwork,” she says. “There is a wealth of research demonstrating the importance of play –both structured and unstructured –for enhancing physical and mental wellbeing, academic and cognitive performance, and social and emotional skills.” Read the full article here.