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Home Education Response to COVID-19 How to Help Teenagers Transition to Virtual Learning During COVID-19

How to Help Teenagers Transition to Virtual Learning During COVID-19

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The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically transformed the way that children attend class and other educational programs, often creating isolating contexts for learning. In some cases, and for teens in particular, the isolation of a virtual learning environment may increase stress levels and adversely impact mental health.

As the brain and body develop, teens crave social interactions to better understand the world and how they fit into it. As they grow, their social circle expands from the family to external social networks, including friends, teachers, and other mentoring adults. By meeting and interacting with others and enlarging their social network, they can open doors to information channels and future opportunities, such as supportive friendships, learning resources, internships, mentorships, and jobs. As they build these networks, they further establish their own identities and begin to understand the complex social roles they can play in society…………………………………………………….