Google Classroom/Meet Online School Tech Tips

The following is a collection of technical tips and how-tos for parents with children who are doing Online schooling this year, using Google’s suite of tools such as Google Classroom, Google Meet, etc. My children are in a French school, so I have some language switching tips as well.

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Windsor-Essex 2020 Back To School Parent Survey

On August 10, 2020 most Ontario school boards sent to parents their intended plans for the upcoming school year during the Covid-19 pandemic. Parents are expected to make a decision between sending their students to school, keeping them home to use school board provided teacher-led learning resources or to homeschool their children without board support. […]

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Change Google Classroom’s Language

For parents who have been suddenly thrust into helping their children with their schoolwork at-home, there may be frustration when finding that the Google Classroom website is in a different language than what is spoken at home. In my case, my children are in a French school, but my own French skills are moderate at […]

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When Breast Isn’t Always Best

(Originally posted 2014-03-28 on my¬†Awesome Work At Home Mom blog which I am taking down.) Somewhere out there, silently drowning in the “breast is best” hype, the mommy shaming, and the pressure to give their child every possible head-start in life, is a segment of new mothers who are utterly struggling in a nightmare of […]

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