• Parenting,  Socialization

    Updated Thoughts From a Working Parent in a Post COVID19 World

    In July, I wrote an article for this blog highlighting the uncertainty and disruption experienced by parents facing potential school closures and compounded by lack of plans communicated by schools. So what has changed for parents over the eternity that has been the last 3 months? Unfortunately, for people in relatively populous areas, not much. Schools around the country have…

  • Homeschool Law

    Realities of Homeschooling – From a Legal Perspective

    Many families homeschooled their children prior to COVID19, while other families would not have considered this daunting option. The global pandemic has created a shift in our awareness of how education can occur, and everyone with children is now presented with choices and decisions they never thought they would have to make. For many parents, virtual learning from home is…

  • Parenting

    Keeping the Balance: Tips & Tricks on Managing Digital Learning / Homeschool

    Parenting Tips & Tricks on Managing Digital Learning and Homeschool 17 years of teaching in brick-and-mortar schools, virtual school, brain development research and now as Director of Kids Connected – Live Online Education, I was able to pinpoint an essential top 5 for parents who are trying to keep the balance at home. (Inspired by the pandemic in spring 2020).…

  • Promotions

    Instagram iPad Giveaway

    We are excited to team up for a Back-To-School Giveaway.  However this school year may look for you in 2020, we want to celebrate your learning adventure with an iPad, 2020/2021 planner, mug, and Goods & Better Store item.  Prize: One registrant selected at random will win a new 32 GB iPad (7th Generation) wi-fi enabled, a mug, 2020-2021 planner…

  • Parenting

    Thoughts From a Working Parent in a Post COVID19 World

    In March of 2020, parents across the United States were forced to scramble when schools around the United States transitioned from brick and mortar learning to virtual, app based, or worksheet based learning due to the COVID19 pandemic. The shut down occurred at the same time thousands of employees were laid off or furloughed, people were told not to come…

  • Promotions

    Register as a Parent with Kids Connected to Win an iPad!

    Prize: One registrant selected at random will win a new 32 GB iPad (7th Generation) wi-fi enabled Dates: July 3, 2020 at 7 p.m. until August 2, 2020 at 7 p.m.. Winner will be announced on Kids Connected’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/VirtualActivityZone/) on August 3, 2020. Winner must contact us within 48 hours of the announcement or we will pick another…

  • Homeschool Ideas

    10 Cool Science Projects For Kids

    Are you looking for some fun and educational things to do with the kiddos at home? Look no further! Below are 15 science experiments that can be done at home, and you may already have everything you need in the cabinets. 1 10 Instant Ice: Put an unopened bottle of purified water into the freezer for a little less than…