Tag: Educational Stages

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Survey: High school principals report whole-child focus during spring closures

September 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Inequities existed prior to the pandemic, but the UCLA survey demonstrates remote learning deepened the divide. For example, 40% of principals said their district did not provide English language learners with any instructional material in their native languages. Over half […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Ed leaders share best practices for reopening schools

September 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Rain or shine, snow or no snow, the students of Homestead School, a private Montessori in Glen Spey, New York, will be spending a good part of their school days outside. There they will learn about vertebrates, biodiversity, writing poetry […]

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

PE adapts for social distancing and virtual learning

September 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In an attempt to keep students physically active during the pandemic, schools are replacing traditional physical education contact exercises with programming that emphasizes individual skill and strength progress rather than team achievements. State guidance and national association recommendations say the […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies, News

The way that colleges often teach art students hasn’t appropriately prepared them

September 23, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected the arts economy. Organizations large and small have shut their doors, refunded ticket sales and braced for a longer-term financial impact. That impact has led to furloughs, layoffs and closures — and no one […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges look for lower-risk ways for students to socialize

September 18, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

One hallmark of the fall semester so far has been the recurrent theme of college administrators pleading with students to stop partying — and threatening and imposing punishments on those who do — to try to tamp down the spread […]

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 […]

Education Tech

The pandemic classroom requires collaborative tech to thrive

September 3, 2020

Via: eSchool News

The back-to-school season is in full swing amidst a global pandemic that’s seen US COVID-19 infections rise to 4.86 million in early August. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that around 7 percent of confirmed COVID-19 cases […]


University of South Carolina Cracks Down on Greek Houses for Virus Violations

September 1, 2020

Via: NY Times

The University of South Carolina took disciplinary action on Monday against more than a dozen students and several Greek life organizations that administrators said recently hosted parties or large gatherings, as the number of cases of the coronavirus on campus […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

The value of assessment in an uncertain school year

August 12, 2020

Via: Education Dive

While weighing concerns about testing during what is expected to be a stressful time, a number of organizations and agencies say assessments should continue for the 2020-21 school year. Assessing students early, they say, will provide school leaders and teachers […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges say they’ll follow public health advice. What if they don’t?

August 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

It’s a common refrain among colleges in the age of COVID-19: they’re working closely with public health officials to help stem the coronavirus and preserve campus safety. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is no exception, where administrators […]