Student Well-Being A Highly Effective Vaccine Is Likely on the Way. What Does That Mean for Schools and Kids?
Two infectious disease experts weigh in on how a COVID-19 vaccine that’s 90 percent effective, as early results are showing, could change school health and safety protocols.
School & District Management How Hybrid Learning Is (and Is Not) Working During COVID-19: 6 Case Studies
The mix of hybrid learning approaches is dizzying, but schools are learning valuable lessons about what is worth replicating.
School & District Management Schools Are Doing COVID-19 Temperature Checks: Do They Really Help?
More than half of U.S. schools are conducting or plan to do temperature checks to screen for COVID-19, an Education Week survey shows.
Student Well-Being Explainer Do Face Shields Protect Against COVID-19? A Mask and Shield Explainer
While transparent face shields help teachers better communicate with students, they are less effective at controlling coronavirus spread.
Social Studies Opinion We Don't Know Who Won the Election, But I Know What I'll Say to My Class Today
My post-election lesson plan includes addressing both students’ social-emotional needs and the Compromise of 1877, writes teacher Chris Dier.
Teaching Most Educators Require Kids to Turn Cameras On in Virtual Class, Despite Equity Concerns
Sixty percent of teachers, principals, and district leaders say students face consequences if they turn off cameras during class.
Teaching Are Aspiring Teachers Learning Classroom Management? It Varies
The strategy of reinforcing good behavior with praise is the least likely to be taught in teacher-prep programs, an analysis finds.
Teaching Can Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Adapt to Remote Learning?
Research suggests that it can, as long as principals and teachers plan ahead.
States Why Rapid Coronavirus Tests in Schools May Not Be the 'Game Changer' Some Officials Hope For
The new test kits, public health experts stress, can help drive down transmission in school buildings. But mask wearing and physical distancing must continue.
School & District Management Key Strategies for Steering Schools Through COVID-19
Here’s a recap of key findings for how to improve virtual learning, prioritize what to teach, make up for lost learning, and tend to students’ well-being.
Teaching 50 or More Students in One Class: The New Reality for Some K-12 Teachers
The instructional techniques teachers normally use won't work in classes with 50, 60, or 70 students, educators say.
Teaching 4 Tips for Building Relationships With Remote Students You've Never Met
Teachers share their advice on building strong relationships through a computer screen.
Student Well-Being Keeping COVID-19 Rates Low in Schools: Advice From a Pandemic Expert
Dr. Mario Ramirez answers questions about which safety measures are essential for schools to use when they reopen, and which are not.