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Educational Forms, Informal learning

Court rules ADA protected school nurses’ advocacy for students with disabilities

September 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The ADA forbids employers from retaliating against a person who has opposed any act or practice made unlawful by the federal law or because an individual has “made a charge, testified, assisted, or participated in any manner in an investigation, […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Ed experts fear rise in dropouts as remote learning continues

September 21, 2020

Via: Education Dive

An America’s Promise Alliance survey found nearly 30% of students did not feel connected to adults in the school at the end of the last academic year. Slightly fewer did not feel connected to their school communities and classmates, at […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Using digital tools for engaging remote STEM instruction

September 21, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Providing science and math content online can be relatively straightforward, but engaging students in true distance learning requires more than just transmittal of information. Secondary students in particular need to be able to see and ask questions during remote STEM […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

4 ways to keep your school resilient during distance learning 2.0

September 18, 2020

Via: eSchool News

The first phase of distance learning shocked education systems across the nation as schools were forced to migrate students and staff to distance learning in a week’s time, leaving many struggling to simply “make it work.” Fast forward six months […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

3 ways to improve online learning security

September 17, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Over the coming weeks, students, teachers and caregivers alike have adjusted to the modern-day classroom – many of which consist of a full or hybrid online learning model. This virtual shift brought on by COVID-19 comes with many unique challenges, […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How to make hands-on physics approachable during remote learning

September 16, 2020

Via: eSchool News

When our school closed in the spring, my physics class still had two units left to cover for the school year – waves and electricity. I immediately thought about how I was going to teach remotely when a lot of […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Clear parent communication, support essential for remote learning success

September 14, 2020

Via: Education Dive

While strong parent-teacher communication has always been important, it’s now critical since many caregivers feel overwhelmed with the demands of distance learning. Educators must be sure parents understand what is expected of students so they can help support learning strategies […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

5 skills teachers need during COVID-19

September 11, 2020

Via: eSchool News

We find ourselves working in some interesting places these days. Today, my office is the home of my great-grandparents in a small Minnesota town. It’s a simple house, and full of reminders of what life and education would have looked […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Student engagement remains a challenge in distance learning

September 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Because content is being delivered through technology, it’s less compelling and makes interactions more challenging. Shortly after closures, Taren Villecco, a 5th grade teacher at Ryan Elementary School in Boulder Valley School District in Colorado, said she was teaching to […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Survey: Parents stressed, anxious about sending children back to school

September 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the closures or partial openings of schools across the country require flexibility from employers for working parents, according to HR experts. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) signed into law March 18 required employers […]