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Establishing a Health and Safety Protocol in Your Learning Pod
When creating a learning pod, one critical aspect is to agree upon a health and safety protocol for all parties involved: the teacher, children, and families. Here's how to do it.
July 19, 2020
DIY Checklist to Set Up Your In-Home Learning Pod
(Almost) all of the considerations and decisions you need to make when creating a learning pod for your own family or collection of households with a private teacher.
August 1, 2020
Considerations When Hiring a Private Teacher for Your Learning Pod
When it comes to hiring the teacher that is right for your family — or your circle of families — it’s important to make sure you’ve checked your list of qualifications, preferences, and non-negotiables, twice.
August 7, 2020
5 Steps to Setting Up a Private Learning Pod
With the rise of COVID-19, you may be familiar with the term trust circle — a small, tight-knit social circle committed to following the same set of safety precautions. Now, a new name is arising: learning pod.
July 29, 2020
What is a Private Teacher?
What is a private teacher, exactly? To be clear, it’s not a tutor. It’s not a nanny. And it certainly isn’t a “catch-all” role in regards to childcare. Which also means it may not meet the needs of every family.
July 29, 2020
Costs to Hire a Teacher for Your Learning Pod
To understand costs, it's critical to consider your overall needs so you can determine the type of teacher you’re looking for.
August 1, 2020
3 Questions Families are Asking About Remote Learning and Instruction
We share answers to three of the most frequently asked questions regarding remote learning and instruction.
July 29, 2020
Teacher Interview Process for Families and Learning Pods
How to best structure and conduct teacher interviews for their learning pod. Investing upfront in a process will result in a better hire, and ultimately, a better experience for your child(ren). 
July 29, 2020
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