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Spotlight on Closing the Achievement Gap for Young Students: Social Justice, Virtual Learning, COVID, and Beyond

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Spotlight on Early Ed Achievement Gap

The Education Week Spotlight on Closing the Achievement Gap for Young Students: Social Justice, Virtual Learning, COVID, and Beyond is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on how experts are projecting learning gaps from closures, how teachers are using edtech in early childhood education, and how educators are teaching literacy amid closures.

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Education COVID-Related Learning Loss Will Hit Younger Students Differently
New research suggests schools will need to target interventions differently to help students in different grades and subjects recover from pandemic disruption.
Sarah D. Sparks, August 26, 2020
2 min read
School & District Management How Can Video Lessons Affect Learning for the Youngest Students?
There has been relatively 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 2, 2020
4 min read
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Classroom Technology How to Teach Reading With a Digital Mindset: Researcher Nell Duke's Advice
Educators need new tools to keep reading instruction consistent and new philosophies for engaging students in remote learning environments.
Mark Lieberman, September 29, 2020
6 min read
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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
3 min read
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Student Well-Being Opinion Four Strategies for Getting the First 10 Years of a Child's Life Right
We must bridge the early gaps in education, health, and social services to give every child a chance to thrive, writes David Jacobson.
David Jacobson, February 4, 2020
5 min read