Rosie the Riveter was an American icon of female strength and our symbol in Brave Writer of what it means to use that strength for good.
I found the lunchbox in the photo above last Christmas in a shop in Columbus OH. What struck me as much as J Howard Miller’s illustration of her were the words at the top: “We can do it!”
We can! In this moment, we’re pulling together to do this remarkable thing—making the choice to social distance in order to protect one another.
To help provide support during this out-of-the-ordinary time I’ve been sharing how to homeschool during the pandemic in the following places:
- NPR’s Jefferson Exchange: A Library of Homeschool Knowledge in One Person
- The Art of Parenting: Learning at Home
- New York Times: Home Schooling, Simplified
- Independent, UK: 9 best homeschooling books to educate kids during lockdown
- Bloomberg News: Screen-Time Substitutes for Kids Stuck at Home
- Psychologists Off The Clock: Educating Our Kids at Home
- Pantsuit Politics: Problems and Priorities in Education
- Brightly: Tips on Balancing Virtual Learning and Work for Parents
- Chicago Tribune: Thinking of homeschooling? Here’s how to do it.
- The Epoch Times: Teaching Your Child to Write
- NEW Shondaland: What Parents Should Know About Homeschooling
For more resources (many are free!), check out our Homebound page.
Remember: We CAN do it! Together.