Apr 14, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the locus of education from schools to homes. But should parents serve as proxy teachers or take different roles to further their children’s development? Amy and Mike invited educator and author Ned Johnson to discuss creating a homeschool plan during a crisis.
What are five things you will learn in this episode?
MEET OUR GUEST
Ned Johnson has a BA in Economics and Political Science from Williams College. A professional tutor-geek since 1993, he is the president and founder of PrepMatters, where he is one of the most sought-after instructors in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Ned has devoted in excess of 40,000 hours in one-on-one test prep for nearly the entire alphabet of tests with all ages and abilities.
A sought-after speaker and teen coach for study skills, parent-teen dynamics, and anxiety management, his work has been featured on NPR, NewsHour, U.S. News & World Report, Time, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. In addition to his time with clients, Ned is the co-author of The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives.
Find Ned at email@example.com.
A home school plan that’s realistic, not sadistic
How we can help kids increase their sense of control as the coronavirus approaches
The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives
BRINGING CRITICAL BALANCE TO HIGH SCHOOLERS’ LIVES
HELPING STUDENTS PREPARE FOR THE DEMANDS OF COLLEGE
TEEN ANXIETY AND SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS
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