During the pandemic many parents across the world are learning how to adjust with their children being at home. Some are remote schooling and others have embraced homeschooling regardless of the method we have one goal which is to learn together. Our guest, Patrick Quinn, was a former special education teacher. He joined us on the podcast to give us some home education tips and talk about some resources that we all (homeschoolers and traditional schoolers) can use to assist our kids with their homework.
The African proverb for this week’s podcast is:
(1:22) Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors. – Swahili proverb
Word of the Episode ( 1:45)
"Kutenda" means do or act in KiSwahili from the Kenya and Tanzania.
The Grown Folks Section “Together we learn: (2:18)
Patrick Quinn is Brainly’s parenting expert (a title his wife questions.) He is a former special education middle school teacher, co-founder of Life of Dad and a parent of 3.
Brainly.com is an online peer-to-peer platform that allows children to tutor and help other students their age. There are over 350 million users and parents can set up accounts to track their students. The site is secure and regularly monitored, and the concept is revolutionary. Definitely sign up (it’s free to join, but in order to get your questions answered a subscription is required for as low as $2 per month) and let us know what you think. There are no links that will take your child off the platform. It’s only answers that are provided. Some of the subjects are:mathematics,
- Social Studies
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- Computers and Technology
- World Languages
Connect with Patrick and show your support:
- Website: https://brainly.com
- Instagram: Instagram.com/brainly.com
- Facebook: Facebook.com/brainly.com
- Patrick’s Life of Dad Website: LifeofDad.com
Head over to Brainly and register for an account today.
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