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Remote Learning: How Coaching for Parents Can Support Your Family’s Needs
The teacher’s hat is clearly not a one size fits all, and being a parent at this stage of the pandemic is hard. It’s clear that families need a new level of support.
November 10, 2020
Working Parents are Struggling: How Companies Can Better Support Their Employees
Employees all over the world have had to adjust to the transitions and challenges of working from home. But for working parents, the challenges, disruptions, and distractions continue to mount. Find out how employers can help their employees with work-life balance.
November 5, 2020
Education Coaching (for parents) vs. Tutoring (for students): Which Should You Choose?
Many families have considered hiring a tutor for additional support with their children’s education. While more affordable alternatives to paying a full teacher’s salary, tutoring may not be sufficient to fully support your family’s needs.
November 5, 2020
Minimize Learning Pod Liabilities: What to Ask Your Insurer
We answer your questions about insurance to help reduce potential personal liability related to learning pods.
September 23, 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.
November 15, 2020
Frequently Asked Questions: Payroll and Workers Compensation for your Learning Pod
We answer common questions related to payroll and workers compensation to simplify the process for your learning pod.
November 4, 2020
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.
November 4, 2020
Designing a Health and Safety Protocol for Your Learning Pod
For many families, one of the top priorities of their learning pod is health and safety. Formalizing a health and safety protocol can help minimize risk and create a common standard of behavior for all parties involved. 
November 4, 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.
September 15, 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.
September 15, 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.
September 15, 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.
September 15, 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.
September 15, 2020
Teacher Interview Process for Your Learning Pod
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). 
September 15, 2020
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