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June 3, 2020 12:15 am at 12:15 am in reply to: If N.Y. doesn’t allow summer camps to open, what’s your plan? #1867273
Under what conditions? Anyone know if swimming will be allowed? Trips? Transportation?
What size groups? Will it be affordable?May 26, 2020 12:54 am at 12:54 am in reply to: BIGGEST JEWISH DEBATE: DO YOU WASH YOUR TZITZIS??? #1864742
Wash them or buy new ones on a regular basis. That’s your choice.
While you value your off time, many working moms don’t have any at the current time. (Do they ever?) Since school age children are home and there is no daycare, many women and some men are putting in “office hours” after their children are done classes or once their spouse finishes work and can take over the childcare. It’s frustrating for everyone and my colleagues also mentioned getting calls at all hours. I have my limits with phone calls but do email from when I get up until I go to bed. It’s the payoff for the benefit of flexibility.May 8, 2020 7:40 am at 7:40 am in reply to: Zoom VS Teleconference, please rate your experience. #1858687
My children are also learning via live teleconference which is paired with prepared handouts to allow for shared visuals. As the systems being used are upgraded to allow for the “hand raised” and sub-conferencing, the level of participation has gone up. The parent body in our mosad is a mix of families families who allow zoom and others who don’t so the decision was to stick to the system that works for everyone.
Honestly, I hear my kids’ lessons and they are upbeat and interactive. All remote systems will be significantly less successful compared to in person teaching but I don’t believe the difference between Zoom and the more sophisticated teleconference options are going to affect outcomes.
We use Zoom outside of the school system for “play dates” which allows the kids to keep up with classmates on a social level. I believe that once school reopens, they will be ok without it and won’t be pulled into the “internet” more than if we didn’t allow it. Children can understand that different situations call for different rules.