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Parents Are Getting More Involved in Remote Learning. Is That a Good Thing?

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Noonoo, Stephen.
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Ed Surge
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Parenting is a tough job in the best of circumstances. And if you’re anything like me, it’s been even harder in the age of COVID-19. The shift to remote learning has been a big adjustment for my kids. And to be honest, it’s been challenging for their parents too. Every day their mother and I wake up to teacher emails cataloging overdue assignments and a Google Classroom page brimming with new ones. Some days it’s relatively easy, and other days we wonder how we’re going to wheedle, cajole and coax another day’s work out of them.