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Teaching Opinion The 10 Zoom Commandments for Elementary School Teachers
Remote learning can feel like trying to play soccer on the moon, but there still are basic principles of teaching we can cling to, writes Justin Minkel.
Justin Minkel , February 24, 2021
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School & District Management What the Research Says How Can Video-Conferenced Lessons Affect Learning for the Youngest Students?
There has been very little research on very young students learning remotely, but emerging research on video lessons could provide clues for educators working to stem learning loss.
Sarah D. Sparks, October 7, 2020
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Classroom Technology Teaching Reading During COVID-19: Frustrated Students, Tech Challenges
First grade teacher Claudia Margaroli talks about the difficulties of teaching reading remotely and how she is trying to adjust.
Alyson Klein, September 29, 2020
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Reading & Literacy How to Use Digital Reading Programs During COVID-19. Teachers Still Matter
There’s little evidence on how the best practices for teaching reading should be translated to remote or hybrid learning environments.
Sarah Schwartz, September 29, 2020
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Miriam Amacker, a 4th grader at Sunnyside Elementary School in San Francisco, uses a laptop to do schoolwork at home.
Miriam Amacker, a 4th grader at Sunnyside Elementary School in San Francisco, uses a laptop to do schoolwork at home.
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Classroom Technology COVID-19 Forces the Question: Should the Youngest Learners Have Devices?
The coronavirus school building closures are leading to some tough decisions now—instead of years down the road—about providing iPads and Chromebooks, even for kindergartners.
David Rauf, June 8, 2020
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Teacher Danielle Elliot wears a face mask while working with students in an arts and crafts class at Chase Avenue School in El Cajon, Calif.
Teacher Danielle Elliot wears a face mask while working with students in an arts and crafts class at Chase Avenue School in El Cajon, Calif.
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Student Achievement Districts' Summer School Plans on Shaky Ground
Only one-quarter of the nation’s school district leaders say they have fully developed plans to offer summer learning, according to an EdWeek Research Center survey.
Catherine Gewertz, June 4, 2020
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Student Well-Being How Is COVID-19 Affecting Children's Health? 4 Questions Answered
The medical field's understanding of how the new coronavirus affects children and how they can spread it is rapidly evolving. Here’s the latest for school leaders weighing reopenings.
Sarah D. Sparks, May 26, 2020
11 min read
School & District Management How COVID-19 Will Balloon District Costs This Coming School Year
A new analysis says the nation's schools will need to spend $41 billion more in the 2020-21 academic year as the fast-moving recession driven by the coronavirus pandemic boosts costs for everything from remote learning to school meals.
Daarel Burnette II, May 18, 2020
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Cossondra George, a middle school math teacher in Newberry, Mich., has asthma and will turn 59 next school year. She worries that returning to school could compromise her health.
Cossondra George, a middle school math teacher in Newberry, Mich., has asthma and will turn 59 next school year. She worries that returning to school could compromise her health.
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School & District Management Teachers at Higher Risk of COVID-19 Wonder: Should I Even Go Back?
As schools discuss reopening, experts say the best way to protect vulnerable teachers might be to not have them in school buildings at all.
Madeline Will, May 7, 2020
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High school senior Alexis Campbell of Fayetteville, Ga., visited George Washington University in Washington before the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to shut down live, on-campus tours for prospective students. Now she is considering whether to enroll in a school closer to home in the fall.
High school senior Alexis Campbell of Fayetteville, Ga., visited George Washington University in Washington before the coronavirus pandemic forced schools to shut down live, on-campus tours for prospective students. Now she is considering whether to enroll in a school closer to home in the fall.
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Classroom Technology 'Summer Melt' Could Be a Flood as Seniors Shift College Plans
Faced with uncertainty, new financial concerns, and the prospect of more remote learning, and confusion, a growing number of college-bound high school seniors are reconsidering where and whether they’ll pursue higher education.
Gabrielle Wanneh, April 24, 2020
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Vijay Patel, reflected in his truck’s side mirror, waits for teachers to deliver iPads for his two children during a curbside pickup at Eastside Elementary, in Clinton, Miss.
Vijay Patel, reflected in his truck’s side mirror, waits for teachers to deliver iPads for his two children during a curbside pickup at Eastside Elementary, in Clinton, Miss.
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Classroom Technology The Scramble to Move America's Schools Online
Already in crisis mode, K-12 schools must now figure out how to educate tens of millions of children stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Benjamin Herold, March 27, 2020
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School & District Management Opinion What Our Children Need Most From Us Right Now
We must make sure our students' needs are met, and that they know they are safe, writes teacher Justin Minkel.
Justin Minkel , March 24, 2020
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Maria Ochoa and Selvin Jimenez, 10, pick up some food at a distribution point in New Rochelle, N.Y., Thursday, March 12. State officials set up a coronavirus “containment area” in the New York City suburb.
Maria Ochoa and Selvin Jimenez, 10, pick up some food at a distribution point in New Rochelle, N.Y., Thursday, March 12. State officials set up a coronavirus “containment area” in the New York City suburb.
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School & District Management Millions Will Be Out of School for Weeks Due to Coronavirus. It May Not Be Long Enough
Many schools have shutdown, but new federal guidance suggests two to three weeks may not be enough time to drive down virus transmission.
Evie Blad, March 13, 2020
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