Tag Archives: Parenting

How can parents help transition kids back to daycare after COVID-19 closures?

York University educator is available to explain why a bumpy start can be expected TORONTO, July 2, 2020 – With the doors re-opening at Greater Toronto Area daycares run by the YMCA – Canada’s largest not-for-profit child care provider – starting on Monday, July 6, many parents are gearing up for their children to play […]

How will online learning for the rest of the school year impact families?

York University expert available to explain how to survive COVID-19 school closures TORONTO, May 19, 2020 – The fears of some parents may be easing following the Ontario government announcement today that elementary and high schools will continue online learning and won’t reopen this school year, according to John Ippolito, an associate professor in York […]

Should parents feel guilty about rising screen time during the pandemic?

York University expert explains how youths can shift to more engaging online activities TORONTO, May 5, 2020 – Young people are playing endless video games and binge-watching TV shows during the COVID-19 shutdown, but that doesn’t mean parents should be policing their screen time usage too much, says Faculty of Education Professor Kate Tilleczek. The […]