How college athletic departments are coping with the pandemic

July 31, 2020

Fall sport athletes often arrive early to campus, where they live and train together as they prepare for the season ahead. This year, however, that preseason training has come with outbreaks of the coronavirus within athletic departments on several campuses […]

Educator: Students need social connection, clear plans in online learning

July 22, 2020

Making the transition to online learning was challenging for many teachers, but creative approaches have emerged. One of the first things teachers can do when transitioning to online learning is to establish distance learning rules and etiquette. Distance learning is […]

Higher ed layoffs and program cuts signal hard times ahead

July 17, 2020

As if their struggles for adequate funding were not already challenging enough, public colleges and universities have seen the strain on their budgets increase exponentially due to the coronavirus pandemic. The result? Many are turning to faculty and staff layoffs, […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Few colleges are setting clear benchmarks for closing campuses

July 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The trickle has become a flood. Many colleges that initially intended to reopen their campuses have, in recent weeks, accepted the reality of a largely virtual fall. Some administrators are still holding out hope for a more traditional academic year, […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

New York City charter school’s reopening plan built around most vulnerable students

July 29, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Some experts predict that the coronavirus pandemic will have a long-term impact on schools. Already, social distancing is forcing schools to change daily operations. For example, some are operating by mail correspondence while others are using online tools like Zoom. […]


Summer Reading: Coronavirus shutdowns heighten SEL, trauma-informed ed needs

July 29, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As some districts plan to welcome students back to buildings on full or limited schedules in the coming weeks, many are weighing the additional supports students will need upon their return. Alongside expected learning loss, many will also require extra […]