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The Virtual Learning Download

The Virtual Learning Download

By RTSD & RTSD PTO
Sharing Ideas About Raising a Digital Generation
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Organizing Your Virtual Learning Life

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Building Independence & Resiliency
In the midst of online and hybrid learning, how can we leverage this time to build independence and resiliency both at home and online? Episode Links: Fred Rogers Center: Support for Helpers During Coronavirus Melissa Butler's Blog Post: Remote Learning Lessons from Mister Rogers Noticing Matters: Reimagining Project Follow Melissa Butler on Titter: @butler__melissa
28:26
November 29, 2020
Organizing Your Virtual Learning Life
Information is coming at us from multiple directions. Sometimes more is better, but at other times seem like information overload. Today’s conversation is focuses on managing all of the communications in our lives. Guests Darla DeMorrow from HeartWork Organizing (https://HeartWorkOrg.com), parent Margaret Tobin, and Radnor communications director Michael Petitti join us to share thoughts on how we can best process all of the information that comes our way.
34:42
November 22, 2020
Considering Screen Time in Virtual Learning
This episode reflects on screen time in virtual learning. How do we balance the necessary screen time during virtual learning, especially during a pandemic, with high-quality off-screen activities? Guests Jennifer Ehehalt from Common Sense Media and parent Leslie Selbeck join us for this conversation. Episode Links: Common Sense Media CSM Family Media Agreements Wide Open School NAEYC Position Statement: Technology and Young Children
33:56
November 15, 2020
The Connected Home
This episode discusses managing multiple connected devices in our homes all competing for internet access. Guests Darla DeMorrow and Kate Hoffman help us explore self-guided troubleshooting and strategies to improve access at home. Darla DeMorrow is a Certified Professional Organizer and owner of HeartWork Organizing based in Wayne (https://HeartWorkOrg.com). Episode Links:  Non-Techie Help to Upgrade Your Home Internet Speed (#WFH Advice for Teachers and Students During COVID-19)
19:49
November 08, 2020