The education systems in . Students from less privileged backgrounds have experienced more negative impacts than most due to a lack access to the required technology for learning — or even money to sponsor homeschooling programs. Those from wealthy families have not suffered that much. They can afford to hire private teachers who can teach their children from the comfort of their homes. The pandemic has deepened education inequalities, and education experts are in the spirit of developing ways in which education can emerge stronger from this pandemic.

The pandemic has led many parents to begin teaching their children. Educators…


The stress of teaching children at home is heavy on the shoulders of many caregivers. With parents monitoring their children’s homeschooling while trying to work simultaneously, the stress levels go sky high. There are a few things you can do to make it through this tough time.

Think Outside The Box

You aren’t an educator; you can take some breaks. Get up and move around with your child, and give them free rein to stop a few times. Let them do activities that encourage creativity, cooperation, and physical fitness. These might not be considered everyday school activities, but you don’t…


One of the most underrated and under-appreciated jobs is that of a public school teacher. Even before the COVID-19 virus, it was common knowledge that a teacher never truly clocks out at the end of a day. Once they say goodbye to their students, they still have hours of work to do, from preparing future lessons to grading assignments and answering emails. In addition, there is pressure coming from school administrators and people with a finance-focused agenda that emphasizes the importance of exam preparation and how it will affect school budgets. …


Although COVID-19 is starting to become less a part of daily adaptation and more a part of history, there will forever be changes to our education system moving forward. This is not necessarily a bad thing.

Sports and School Will Be Less Intertwined

Currently, team-based sports are the glue holding public schools together. Still, future school calendars won’t be as sports-based, and the governing sports organizations will be separate from the identity of public education. There is no doubt that sports programs are a vital part of a child’s development, and team sports can be beneficial if a student chooses…


Dr. Catherine Barnes is a woman who has accomplished more in one lifetime than most people can ever dream of. At the heart and soul of everything she does, she is an educator who believes that every child has the ability to succeed as long as they have the right support.

Dr. Barnes began her studies earning an undergraduate degree in public relations. During this time, she became interested in special education and switched her major. Catherine received her master’s degree in educational leadership, and then chose to pursue her doctorate in urban education and leadership. She has taught at…


Ready to step up to the challenge of being your own boss? If you have an idea for a business then you have already tackled the hard part of establishing your market. When launching your own home-based business might sound like a good fit but it must be one that you are ready to tackle. The world of online businesses has bloomed in the most recent years and has no signs of slowing down.

Business Plans

If you are ready to test the entrepreneurship waters, then it’s time to conduct market research to see if there is a need for…


by Dr. Catherine Barnes | Nov 12, 2020 | Dr. Catherine Barnes, Travel

As we quickly near the holidays, many are beginning to think about traveling to see their families; however, with COVID-19 still running rampant, many have changed their minds and decided that it might be best to stay home this year. Even so, it’s never a bad idea to learn how to pack lightly for when you do decide to travel again.

Finding Your Key Pieces

Traveling light and still looking fashionable doesn’t mean you have to compromise one for the other. You can always pack stylish pieces…


Everyone constantly thinks about technology, and often the mind can wander to computers, phones, and potentially even TV. Over the years though, technology has made a huge impact in the world of education and can be used to help those that are studying. Assistive technology is a broad term that encompasses anything that helps the student learn in the school. Today some of the most innovative pieces of technology for the school will be shared.

Helpful Worksheets

Electronic worksheets take reading with a bookmark or pencil to the next level. Instead of using these essential tools to keep their place…


Throughout the years the role of inspirational women has become more and more important to show that women can be just as powerful as men. Today women face immense hurdles in schools, their workplaces, and even at home. However, the following quotes by some of the world’s most inspirational women show us that a better future is possible if we collectively try to make equity and fairness a global priority. For that reason alone, these quotations are worth serious consideration.

“Women, like men, should try to do the impossible. And when they fail, their failure should be a challenge to…

Dr. Catherine Barnes

Based in Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Catherine Barnes is a female business owner, educator, and author. Learn more @ https://drcatherinebarnes.info.

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