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Category: Preschool and Primary


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study shows major learning loss for grades K-2

September 22, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Students will likely experience 2 to 4 months of learning loss as a result of COVID-19 disruptions, especially in grades K-2, according to a new report. The findings from Illuminate Education highlight a need for additional instructional support this fall. […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Is it Safe to Send Your Kids to School?

September 2, 2020

Via: NY Times

This is the Coronavirus Schools Briefing, a guide to the seismic changes in U.S. education that are taking place during the pandemic. Sign up here to get the briefing by email. Today, we’re looking at the implications of New York […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Getting young students to wear masks is challenging — but not impossible

August 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When it comes to social distancing and mask protocols in schools, getting compliance from the youngest students may be one of the greatest challenges. Elementary students are often curious, restless and lack boundaries by nature, so discouraging them from touching […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Gallup: ‘Fragile’ communities don’t think local schools build on student strengths

August 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Vulnerable populations already considered at-risk prior to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic are now stretched even thinner by job losses, illness, lack of access to affordable healthcare, disruptions to the academic year and lack of access to resources that […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Pandemic Parenting Was Already Relentless. Then Came Summer.

June 26, 2020

Via: NY Times

American parents spend more time and money on their children than ever — and that was before the pandemic. Now, with remote school ending for the summer and a far-from-normal fall expected, parenting is becoming only more demanding. It’s not […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Remote Learning Taught by World-Class Instructors

June 11, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Today Osmo, the company behind a new category of seamless, digital and hands-on play for ages 5-12 and used in over 35,000 U.S. elementary school classrooms, announced the launch of Osmo Live, a new interactive platform for live learning that […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Will early learning, after-school shift toward home-based care?

May 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Philadelphia launched its new pre-K initiative in 2017, financed through a beverage tax, the city’s Office of Children and Families not only invited centers to become part of the program, but also opened up funding to providers operating home-based […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Survey: Children’s loss of social ties, learning top parents’ closure concerns

May 20, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Parents are more concerned about their children missing social interactions at school and with peers than they are someone in their family getting sick with the coronavirus, according to a new survey released Wednesday. Fifty-nine percent of the more than […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report: State preschool programs at risk of ‘long-term damage’

April 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

States spent $8.7 billion on preschool last school year — a 3.5% increase over the previous year — but publicly funded early-childhood education programs are at risk of experiencing “long-term damage” due to the pandemic’s effect on the economy, according […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Informal learning, Preschool and Primary

To Engage Young Kids in Remote Learning, Start Simple

April 9, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Like millions of teachers around the country, Katie Gardner is still adjusting to an online workflow—and so are the families of her students. Gardner, who teaches kindergarten to English learners in Salisbury, N.C., says some students don’t have robust access […]