Entries by Molly Beck

Learning Pods: An Indispensable Tool for Success During COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s expected parents might worry about their child falling behind in their studies. There may also be hesitancy to experiment with different ways of schooling. We at Cardinal Education believe that learning pods can be an important tool for success, and a way for children to have more of the social […]

Benefits of Collaborative Learning

K-12 students, especially if they’re older, are often told they need to work hard so they can be at the top of their class. This competitive framework is often valued over cooperation and collaboration, which in turn causes a clash between students. When you consider your peers as competition, it can hinder a supportive environment […]

Why Students Should Ditch The Phone During Class

In the age of the coronavirus, classes have changed like never before. And while students can still succeed, they might run into challenges, as even teachers struggle to adapt to the new expectations and technology associated with online learning. Because of this, it’s more important than ever for students to focus, so that they don’t […]

How Distance Learning Can Help Improve Basic Skills

This fall, due to COVID-19, many schools have opted for remote learning, or hybrid modeling that combines online with in-person. While this shift has certainly impacted students and parents alike, it’s not the end of the world. Distance learning can help improve basic skills, especially for younger students, or students with learning differences. With the […]

Picking a Location For Your Learning Pod

So you’ve decided you’re going to build your own learning pod. You’ve created your group of students and families that are going to participate, and you’re ready to get started. This is an exciting situation, and one that will not only help your child succeed but also help give you peace of mind that you’re […]