After more than a year of kids stuck learning from home, many parents are ready for their kids to be back in school. But that doesn’t necessarily mean remote learning is going to be a thing of the past. In fact, many parents think it’s here to stay and they aren’t exactly upset about it.
A new survey finds:
- 72% of parents think remote learning will be around long after the pandemic has passed.
- And while it may not have been easy, many parents feel there were a lot of benefits to it.
- 70% of parents felt their kids focused better while learning virtually.
- Plus, one in three kids actually got excited about remote learning.
- In fact, many parents believe their kids developed many good habits due to remote learning.
- Those habits include:
- Focusing better (53%)
- Asking more questions (46%)
- Becoming a better multitasker (43%)
- Becoming more independent (41%)
- Improving their tech skills (40%)
- Becoming more organized (40%)
- Asking parents for help when needed (39%)
- Making better use of their time (36%)
- Pacing themselves (28%)
- Teaching parents new tech skills (24%)
- Helping other kids with schoolwork/studying (18%)
- And when it comes to getting back to school, parents would like to see certain aspects of remote learning adopted into the traditional classroom.
- Those things include
- Letting kids learn at their own pace (43%)
- Allow for smaller class sizes (43%)
- Allow kids to learn in their own style with additional visual or audio resources (40%)