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Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Amid coronavirus, educators learn to differentiate, add choice with tech

July 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Rachel Williams is not sure how her classroom will look this fall, but she knows one thing that will continue — her use of video. She started filming short clips as students transitioned to learning from home as a way […]


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 Stages, Secondary Education

Students may need extra social-emotional support when they return to the classroom

July 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Re-acclimating students to the classroom will likely be challenging, both from the social-emotional angle and from an academic standpoint. Since schools closed in spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, an economic crisis and civil unrest have also occurred. How students […]


Education Tech

Shrinking budgets complicate challenges amid influx of new ed tech

July 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Aside from shuttering school buildings and forcing students and teachers to adopt an entirely different model of learning practically overnight, the coronavirus pandemic put a stranglehold on the local tax revenues that tend to provide a lion’s share of public […]


Continuous Development, Educational Forms

‘Notable’ June job gains don’t include public education employment

July 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The losses, according to the report, could be in part due to the seasonal changes in education, which sees cyclical dips of about 20% in employment over the summer months. However, unemployment in public education is still significantly higher compared […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

A Shift to Online Classes this Fall Could Lead to a Retention Crisis

July 6, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

There is plenty for higher education leaders and professors to fear in the fall. Will students come back? Will in-person classes lead to a spike in Covid-19 cases? Will faculty be ready to teach whatever kind of hybrid, hyflex, at […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

How to make remote learning easily accessible

July 2, 2020

Via: eSchool News

When school starts again in the fall, it’s likely that a significant number of students will still be learning remotely. To make classrooms less crowded and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, many states and districts are considering a hybrid […]


News

How educators, librarians are connecting students with books to prevent COVID-19 summer literacy slide

July 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

After a socially distanced spring of online learning, school and county librarians are making an effort to put real books in the hands of students for a screen-free summer in an effort to stave off an anticipated “COVID slide” in […]


News

Supreme Court: Public money can be used for religious education

June 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The opinion is likely welcome news for the president, coming less than a week after the court ruled June 18 that his administration’s effort to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program was mishandled, leaving the policy in place […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

How to effectively support struggling readers during distance learning

June 30, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Parents who might be uncomfortable with continuing their role of teacher this fall can find solace in this fact: authentic teachable moments happen outside the classroom all the time. If your student or child had to rapidly transition to an […]