New school year, new routines for learning – tips for parents and students as school year begins

As parents juggle the beginning of a new school year with children learning at home or returning to school, Vicky McCann, the director for curriculum and instruction in the Catholic Schools Office of the Archdiocese of Washington, offered tips for parents and students on how to adjust and make the most of the new year.

“It’s important to remember that the more parental involvement, it’s going to be better for the child’s academic success,” McCann said. “The more communication and the more that parents are able to help, it’s going to be more beneficial in the long run.”

More than ever, the partnership between teachers and parents is essential as they work to meet the needs of students during this unprecedented school year as schools adjust educational models during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full article from the Catholic Standard HERE.