Your kids are probably living their best lives with no school but you might understandably be worried about any potential gaps that pandemic-related school closures could leave in their education. Don’t fret, says teacher and author Shaunta Grimes. Instead, embrace “unschooling,” which enables children to figure out what they care about and pursue their own interests. Parents looking for ways to cope with prolonged school closures will appreciate Grimes’s tips on how children can learn something valuable without pursuing a school curriculum.
About the Author
Shaunta Grimes is a teacher and the author of Viral Nation and Rebel Nation. She’s also the founder of Ninja Writers, an online platform that teaches how to write well.