Spotlight on Beating the 'COVID Slide'

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Beating the 'COVID Slide'

The Education Week Spotlight on Beating the 'COVID Slide' is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on how schools are addressing academic erosion, how teachers are measuring English-learners’ learning loss, and how teachers are staying connected to students amid school closures.

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Schools struggled to balance the tension between high expectations and the need for flexibility, a challenge that will likely continue next school year.
June 10, 2020 – Education Week

With many school buildings closed for the rest of the academic year—and more to follow—district leaders turn their attention to making up for what may be deep learning losses.
April 7, 2020 – Education Week

These four evidence-based suggestions can help educators offset learning loss for young English learners, write Leslie M. Babinski, Steven J. Amendum, Steven E. Knotek, and Marta Sánchez.
June 19, 2020 – Education Week

Some methods for catch-up are in place, but teachers will need to prepare for what students missed or forgot, write Heather C. Hill and Susanna Loeb.
May 28, 2020 – Education Week

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