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Teamwork by parents, teachers and students is key, says U of A education expert who offers four ways to make it happen.

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2020

For students learning from home this year, there will be some lingering challenges from last spring’s COVID-19 shutdown: parents busy balancing their own work needs, no in-person connection with teachers, technology headaches.

But the best way to support online learners is through solid teamwork involving everyone in the equation, says a University of Alberta education expert.

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“All three stakeholders—teachers, parents and students—need to work together to make learning from home successful,” said Suzanna Wong, an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Education.

“Children are resilient, and they'll do well as long as teachers and parents show they care about them as a team.”

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