Op-Ed: The challenges of learning from home for children of immigrants
- April 15, 2020
- Vanessa Delgado, sociology, explains, courtesy of Latino Rebels
In a matter of weeks, COVID-19 has completely upended students’ lives. Parents with children in K-12 are scrambling to find a balance between their work obligations, household responsibilities, and their child’s education. Many parents have turned to social media to vent about the challenges of creating a conductive learning environment for their children. Some have shared how they have used their resources to homeschool their children, many encourage their children to complete any assigned homework, and others —who are understandably drained— have turned to YouTube Kids to stimulate their youngster’s attention.
Yet for children of immigrants, learning from home comes with several challenges.
Read on via Latino Rebels: https://www.latinorebels.com/2020/04/15/challengeslearningimmigrants/