Category: Formal Education

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Superintendent: ‘Discretionary moments’ critical in student-teacher interactions

October 27, 2020

Via: Education Dive

On top of contending with a pandemic-driven shift to distance learning this year, educators have also had to address the nation’s rising awareness of systemic racism in the wake of protests over the police-involved deaths of Black Americans. For many […]

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 […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education, Informal learning

Is face-to-face learning better than online learning?

August 28, 2020

Via: eCampus News

Much of the recent argument raging about reopening schools rests on the quality of online instruction. That’s understandable. However, there’s much about online instruction that remains misunderstood. It’s time to change that… In my 50-year teaching career, I had the […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Survey: Students relatively positive on distance learning, but obstacles remain

July 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

“There is a critical opportunity now to listen to and learn from students’ lived experiences during this unprecedented time,” YouthTruth Executive Director Jen Wilka said in a press release. “As we navigate the challenges ahead and adapt to new learning […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

California governor says schools may restart in late July

April 29, 2020

Via: Education Week

California classrooms could reopen with modifications as soon as late July, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday, bringing a new wave of anxiety for parents, teachers and students. Newsom laid out the possible change, the earliest proposed start date yet, […]

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When Will School Reopen? The Latest State-by-State Info – by Melissa Fall

April 27, 2020

Via: Education Next

Since we most recently updated this graphic, even more states—including Delaware, Rhode Island, and North Carolina—have announced decisions to close school buildings for the remainder of the academic year, bringing to 42 the total number of states with schools physically […]

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Leading through COVID-19: Administrators share how they’re navigating pandemic upheaval

April 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As the coronavirus pandemic blindsided the nation at large in early March, school districts were suddenly faced with an unprecedented upheaval of the academic calendar. Nearly halfway through the backend of the school year, most would shut down and transition, […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Will the coronavirus pandemic exacerbate teacher shortages?

April 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Studying how natural disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina, and economic recessions affected education funding in the past may foretell what’s on the horizon for America’s schools after coronavirus. As recently as 2016, states were spending 10% less per student than […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education

Free At-Home Learning Content During Crisis

March 18, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Follett, a trusted partner to PreK-12 schools, public libraries, and college campuses for more than 145 years, is working with customers to ensure they can quickly and easily use the company’s wide range of eLearning solutions and access to content […]

Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Is Closing the Schools Because of Coronavirus a Good Idea?

March 17, 2020

Via: NY Times

Only 12% of marketers say content programs reach the right audience, study findsEven as we take significant steps to distance ourselves from one another to “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic, one of the hardest decisions has been whether […]