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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

High expectations for summer programs as learning gaps predicted to grow

May 28, 2020

Via: Education Dive

With experts predicting and school leaders expecting significant student learning loss because of school closures, advocates, researchers and others stepped up efforts this week to emphasize the role that out-of-school-time programs play in minimizing the damage. On Thursday, for example, […]


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 […]


News

Most US colleges expect international enrollment will decline, survey finds

May 19, 2020

Via: Education Dive

IIE’s report offers a look at how colleges are preparing for the fall term. Around 70% of respondents expect issues such as travel restrictions and visa delays will prevent some of their international students from traveling to campus in the […]


News

Report: Nearly half of principals considering leaving their schools

May 14, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The report is the final installment in a four-part research project by LPI and NASSP examining the factors that contribute to principal turnover and how to address them. A research brief issued by the organizations last year showed 35% of […]


Education Tech

Student internet access concerns rise as discounted hotspot programs end

May 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Ensuring all students can connect to the internet so learning can continue during pandemic-related school closures has been a challenge for many districts. Many have dedicated significant funding to doing so, with Los Angeles Unified School District, for example, approving […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Pandemic shifts highlight importance of supporting differentiated learning options

May 6, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Curriculum designers must create lessons that support all students and address learning needs that differ among a school, classroom or community. That’s without a doubt a challenge: One child, for example, may be an auditory learner while another is more […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

4 Tips for Transitioning to Distance Learning: A District and School-Wide Perspective

May 1, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

When visitors step inside Lone Star Middle School, they notice a palpable enthusiasm for learning. Part of Nampa School District in Nampa, Idaho, the school fosters a remarkable culture of collaboration among educators and a dedication to powerful teaching and […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

For many students, teacher feedback is the new grading system

April 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Taren Villecco can usually teach a mini-lesson and tell right away “by reading the classroom” which of her students need more help. “Within a 15-minute time period, I could reach half my class,” says Villecco, who teaches 5th grade at […]


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, […]