25 Sep
2020

Creating A School At Home For Your Kids – Distance Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic

Creating A School At Home For Your Kids – Distance Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic

The world has been in lockdown for a long time. With more and more cases of COVID-19 popping up every day, the safest place to be is at home. Being stuck at home has affected every one of us. We have lost every semblance of normality.

In times like these, it's best to hang on tightly and wait it out. However, we need to stay strong for our children and provide them with as much stability as possible, even if it means creating a school at home.

The lockdown has caused many kids to suffer. They have been lagging in their studies, so we need to ensure that they are back on track before this ...

18 Sep
2020

What To Do If My Child Struggles At School?

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Is your child falling behind at school? You are not alone. Children of all ages occasionally find it challenging to cope with their studies. However, a pattern of struggle should raise concerns from both parents and teachers.

Anything can interfere with a child’s learning ability. In the current scenario, the 6-month lockdown due to COVID-19 has exacerbated these conditions. If timely remedies are not sought, many kids will develop long-term learning losses. 

If you are looking for some support for your child who is lagging behind in studies, you have come to the right place. At Mrs. Myer’s ...

11 Sep
2020

5 Signs Your Child Needs Help With Studies

5 Signs Your Child Needs Help With Studies

If you notice your child struggling with school work, it is imperative to offer them help right away. The slightest negligence in this regard can lead to long-term learning losses. But this is easier said than done.

After all, not all children are vocal about school-related issues, and it is up to the parents to identify signals that their kid is falling behind at school. 

At Mrs. Myer’s Reading Room, we work a lot with kids in Chicago and all across the US who need a little extra help excelling in their studies. You can click here to learn more about what we do. 

And today, we are going to ...

10 Sep
2020

How To Prevent Brain Drain During School Breaks

At Mrs. Myer’s Reading Room, we always talk about the impact of long school breaks on children’s learning. You may click here to learn more about our research on how your child loses valuable knowledge and skills, or what we can do to prevent it. 

Today, we talk about ‘brain drain’ and how you can keep your child’s mind active during regular school breaks and unexpected crises like the one we’re facing nowadays. 

Impact of School Breaks On Learning Outcomes

Some school districts across the US have transitioned to a year-round schedule. However, some schools in Chicago still follow the ...

10 Sep
2020

How To Prevent Brain Drain During School Breaks

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At Mrs. Myer’s Reading Room, we always talk about the impact of long school breaks on children’s learning. You may click here to learn more about our research on how your child loses valuable knowledge and skills, or what we can do to prevent it. 

Today, we talk about ‘brain drain’ and how you can keep your child’s mind active during regular school breaks and unexpected crises like the one we’re facing nowadays. 

Impact of School Breaks On Learning Outcomes

Some school districts across the US have transitioned to a year-round schedule. However, some schools in Chicago still follow the ...

01 Sep
2020

Reopening Schools Will Not Overcome Learning Challenges: Here’s What You Can Do Instead

Reopening Schools Will Not Overcome Learning Challenges: Here’s What You Can Do Instead

As we approach September, school districts in Illinois are ready for another school year. Most schools are currently opting for full remote learning, while others plan to offer a mix of virtual and classroom instruction. 

Of course, learning hasn’t stopped for the students at Mrs. Myers Reading Room. In fact, parents and students are finding our virtual programs more useful relevant than ever before. Click here to learn more about our services. 

Today, we will talk about the latest developments in schools reopening in Chicago and the plans to overcome learning losses.

What Children Are ...

31 Aug
2020

Why Children Should Read More During School Breaks

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A good book can help you escape the stress and chaos of daily life. This makes reading all the more essential during a pandemic when you’re locked at home with your kids. 

At Mrs. Myer’s Reading Room, we realize how beneficial reading is for all age groups, especially children. Building strong reading skills in childhood helps children excel at school.

Click here to learn how we can help your child become a better reader. 

And today, we will talk about why children should be reading as Chicago public schools stay closed indefinitely. 

How Reading Helps Children

Reading offers several ...

21 Aug
2020

Corona Virus Continues To Affect Children’s Mental Health

Corona virus Continues To Affect Children’s Mental Health

2020 has been a bad year for all of us. The corona virus pandemic has wreaked havoc around the world. It’s magnitude being somewhere around the impact of the Great Depression and the Black Plague. Isolation policies were implemented to control the spread of this disease.

According to UNICEF, around 1.6 billion children across the globe are unable to attend schools. Since schools are unable to meet the guidelines set forth by WHO, governments are reluctant to ease the lockdown. This resulted in education to enter into the digitalscape. Online education gained momentum like never before, and ...

11 Aug
2020

Schools are reopening, but is your child ready?

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As fall approaches, schools across Milwaukee, Wisconsin, are planning to reopen at 50% capacity, provided they meet the approved health and safety standards.

Schools will also offer online classes for parents hesitant to send their kids to school. But resuming academic activity after the lockdown will not be easy. 

Is your child ready to get back to school?

At Mrs. Myers Reading Room, we provide innovative programs for kids at all learning levels. Click here to get your child enrolled in our virtual classes. 

And today, we will discuss how you can prepare your child for the fall academic ...

28 Jul
2020

How To Catch Up With Learning During Long School Breaks

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The global pandemic has resulted in an extended school break for kids.

And while it is too early to measure the impact of COVID-19 on education, there's enough evidence that even a short school break can result in a long-term learning loss.

At Mrs. Myers Reading Room, we have a hundred year’s research that tells us that students lose 2.5 months of their previous education before starting a new school year. And this is just one statistic.

With our patent-pending program, we help in-person students based in Southeast Wisconsin, and virtual students from all over the United States, catch up ...