“If you don’t come out of this quarantine with a new skill, your side hustle started, [and] more knowledge, you never lacked time, you lacked discipline,” circulated a popular Instagram meme ... Mar 31, 2020 · Teach What You Know Like life skills, which provide plenty of learning opportunities. “Now is a great time for teaching them your grandma’s spaghetti-sauce recipe (and in doing so, math, science, and reading from following a recipe),” says Susie Allison, who runs the popular @BusyToddler Instagram account.
In no way am I suggesting that every family in the U.S. should now homeschool. In fact, many are learning a deeper appreciation of their schools and teachers. (Or, as one of my favorite COVID-19 memes put it, a bunch of parents are learning it really wasn’t their kids’ teacher’s fault after all).
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