How to Navigate Virtual Learning with Your Child

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This post is part of a series of video conversations between CircleAround and our partners, the Boston Children’s Hospital and Center on Media and Child Health. The series is called Mondays with the Mediatrician, and the focus of the series is on media and child health — specifically, how parents are navigating this challenging time of virtual learning and young children having access to online media.

Hosted by CircleAround writer Helena Goto and featuring Dr. Michael Rich, a.k.a. “The Mediatrician.” Dr. Rich is the director of the Center on Media and Child Health and a resident physician at the Boston Children’s Hospital. This episode, the fifth, features virtual learning questions submitted by CircleAround community members and covers how to navigate virtual learning with your children. Dr. Rich provides tips for parents to help their children stay positive and focused while attending virtual classes, as well as advice to ensure your children are getting the emotional and educational growth they need during these turbulent times. 

Want more Mondays with the Mediatrician? Click these links for more episodes!

Episode 1: “Back to School and the Age of Virtual Learning”
Episode 2: “Understanding What You Watch, Read, and Listen To”
Episode 3: “Free to Be You and Me”
Episode 4: “Digital P.E. and Its Positive Effects on Mental Health”
Episode 5: “How to Navigate Virtual Learning with Your Child”
Episode 6: “How to Digitally Parent Your Children on Social Media” 

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This piece is part of a series focused on helping parents prepare their kids for back-to-school. For more tips on getting organized, mastering multiple schedules, and prepping for the 2021 school year, see our full back-to-school guide

Tags: Education, Motherhood, Developing Skills & Character

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