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3 New Year’s Resolutions for 2021

A new year brings new beginnings and resolutions to nail it in the coming year. Here are three ways you can resolve to #LearnEverywhere in 2021. An At-Home Science Fair Recently, Outschool hosted a virtual science fair with more than 350 participants from three continents.  While something like this is always an option, you can...

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How Working Parents Manage At-Home Learning

Learning from home with two working parents: Some think it can’t be done, or is only for the supermoms and superdads. But we’re here to tell you that this is an attainable goal. Kids can #LearnEverywhere —  even in a home with moms and dads who work.  “Nothing I do here is permanent” In the...

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This Video Agency Credits Creative Education for Their Success

This Video Agency Credits Creative Education for Their Success

Hidden among the beautiful antiquity of Boston’s neighboring Worcester is one of the most successful agencies in the area. Its story is evidence of an important idea: give your kids room to be creative and watch them find success. Expansive ceilings with exposed, tidy ductwork sprawl over nearly 3,000 square feet of beautifully restored space...

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This Working Family Is Figuring Out How To Tackle Education at Home

This Working Family Is Figuring Out How To Tackle Education at Home

Alicia and her husband both work full-time, so they just can’t homeschool. That’s why… wait, what? But how? Turns out that being a dual-income household doesn’t mean you can’t try home-based learning options. In fact, for the Kiovsky family, working and schooling doesn’t feel much different than working and parenting … and it shouldn’t because...

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This Single Dad Is Embracing Being the Teacher

This Single Dad Is Embracing Being the Teacher

As fall approached, 10-year-old Henry sat with his dad, Sean, on the front porch. “I’m sure I want to do remote learning.” Sean listened and was thankful the decision came so easily for Henry. Sean empowered his son to make the choice about how he wanted to learn. And for Henry, this meant the opportunity...

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A Work-from-Home Dad Learns to Educate, at Home, with Some Surprising Results

A Work-from-Home Dad Learns to Educate, at Home, with Some Surprising Results

If I’ve learned anything from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that while there’s no playbook for dealing with the unknown, or the day-to-day household tasks of confronting our “new normal,” there is an exciting opportunity to reimagine education with my son. A long-time work-from-home dad, my experience with my children’s education was almost exclusively built...