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Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

College enrollment data can be ‘affirming’ and guide improvements in K-12

April 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Gil Compton was a principal at Chaparral High School in Temecula, California, he would use PTSA meetings or “coffee with the principal” gatherings to share information on what the school’s graduates were doing after high school. How many were […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Remote learning poses hurdles for students with disabilities

April 1, 2020

Via: Education Week

At school, Rose Hayes, 8, works with a team of teachers and therapists trained to help with her genetic condition. They set goals for her reading, give her physical therapy to improve her balance and make sure she stays on […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers strategize to keep English learners engaged during COVID-19 crisis

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Districts with more resources and technology are better prepared for this type of interruption. In Forsyth County, Georgia, where only 15% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, the district can hand out hot spots for students who need […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

States ease graduation requirements as coronavirus closures extend

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered school buildings across the nation at unprecedented speed, with nearly all states closed through April and a handful extending closures through the end of the academic year. For high schools, the rapidly changing situation has […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project-based learning should fit the projects: Bridging cultural relevance and pedagogy

March 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

I wake up early on a Monday morning to visit a school in Manhattan that’s touted for its engaging, student-centered approach to project-based learning. It was a typical winter morning in New York City — the chill was biting, the […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Coronavirus closures present districts opportunities to rethink schedules

March 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The sudden closure of schools due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic creates both challenges and opportunities for districts. At this point, few states indicate schools will reopen before the end of the school year. The lengthy break will likely lead […]


News

School districts get creative to keep bus drivers, support staff employed

March 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Utah Gov. Gary Herbert put all K-12 public schools under a soft close earlier this month to help mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus, the Duchesne County School District saw two potential problems: How would students have access to […]


Education Tech, Educational Forms, Informal learning

Free One-to-one Coaching for Kids Struggling to Learn

March 24, 2020

Via: eSchool News

With schools around the country closed due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, teachers are scrambling to teach online classes, students are muddling through a new way to learn, and parents are worried their children will fall behind. For students who […]


News

National Dropout Prevention Center Offers Resources

March 24, 2020

Via: eSchool News

School closures are traumatizing students, families, and educators, presenting a new dropout risk factor and requiring schools to develop immediate virtual solutions. The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) has produced topical videos and virtual professional development to support schools and […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Librarians helping teachers, parents find resources during coronavirus school closures

March 23, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Most academic libraries have tech-savvy staff with access to plenty of digital content. Now that many schools have closed, however, librarians are creatively finding ways to keep students in touch. Social media, such as Twitter threads, is one way to […]