How to Teach Executive Functions for Homeschoolers and Distance Learners

We now have a nation of homeschoolers. Prior to March 2020, only about 4% of parents were choosing to homeschool their children, while a recent poll by Outschool indicated that […]

Three Ways Outschool Makes Screen Time into Learning Time

Your kids are bored. They are stuck at home and can’t visit their friends or participate in sports. They aren’t going to school or able to attend extracurricular activities. They […]

Why Do Kids Learn from Playing Video Games?

Do kids really learn from playing video games? Absolutely! Many kids are learning academic skills playing games and apps such as Brainpop, ABC Mouse, Noggin, and Adventure Academy, and studies […]

Is Online Schooling Good for your Child with ADHD?

Parents of kids diagnosed with ADHD observe how readily they are attracted to screen-based technologies. Almost every parent of a child with ADHD can attest to the lack of attention […]

Five Answers about Screen Time for Kids with ADHD or ASD

Parents of kids affected by Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are often confused by advice given to them about managing their kids’ screen time. On the one […]

Six Tips for Getting Your Kids Away from Screens

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, parents were very concerned about the amount of time their kids were spending in front of screens. In many first world countries, screen time was […]

Five Reasons Why Saturdays are the Best Day to Play Minecraft

If you have a child who loves to play Minecraft, you already know it’s not an easy game to quit. One of the qualities that make Minecraft a tool for […]

Three Tips to Make Screen TIme Better: Whole Play – A New Form of 21st Century Play

The furor over excessive screen-time use among kids is growing. While recent concerns about screen-time addiction are centered on playing Fortnite, it was not too long ago that the issue […]

Video Games are Here to Stay: How Parents Can Take Control

All over the world, parents are concerned about the amount of time their children spend on screens. Whether it is their kids watching YouTube, posting on Instagram, playing video games, […]

How to Make Screen Time Better for Your Kids: The LearningWorks for Kids Method

If your kids appear to be wasting away in front of a screen, do not despair – they might actually be learning something! At the very least, you might be […]