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The Education Week Spotlight on Remote Instruction and Interventions for Learning Loss is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on how educators are adjusting virtual class routines, implementing tutoring systems, and pin-pointing which students are most at risk of academic struggles in the coming year.

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Classroom Technology What Should We Teach? 5 Steps for Keeping Kids on Track This Fall
Now more than ever, schools need to give all students access to grade-level work, experts say. Here’s how.
Sarah Schwartz, August 5, 2020
8 min read
Teacher Lee Gang-in gives an online class to her high school students amid the coronavirus outbreak in Seoul, South Korea.
Teacher Lee Gang-in gives an online class to her high school students amid the coronavirus outbreak in Seoul, South Korea.
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Teacher Preparation Classroom Routines Must Change. Here's What Teaching Looks Like Under COVID-19
Experts say there are some priorities for instruction this year that cut across virtual and brick-and-mortar environments.
Sarah Schwartz, August 5, 2020
8 min read
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Student Achievement High-Dosage Tutoring Is Effective, But Expensive. Ideas for Making It Work
Individual or small group tutoring is the most powerful strategy schools can use to respond to pandemic learning losses.
Stephen Sawchuk, August 19, 2020
9 min read
Cathlean Snyder, top right, a teacher in the Caddo Parish schools in Louisiana, was juggling a full-time online teaching load, and helping her five children with their school assignments, during the coronavirus school closures. When the 2020-21 school year begins, many teachers across the country will be juggling remote teaching and child care responsibilities again.
Cathlean Snyder, top right, a teacher in the Caddo Parish schools in Louisiana, was juggling a full-time online teaching load, and helping her five children with their school assignments, during the coronavirus school closures. When the 2020-21 school year begins, many teachers across the country will be juggling remote teaching and child care responsibilities again.
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Professional Development The Pivot Back to Remote Learning: Checklists for Teachers, Principals, and Ed-Tech Leaders
A growing number of school districts have already decided they’ll be starting the academic year with full-time remote learning, acknowledging it’s widely regarded as the safest approach despite stern warnings from federal officials to reopen school buildings.
Mark Lieberman, July 22, 2020
6 min read
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Student Well-Being Remote Learning Is Tough for Many Students. How 'Early-Warning' Data Can Help Schools Support Them
Schools with early-warning systems can stave off academic struggles. Experts advise on adapting the strategy for online learning.
Stephen Sawchuk, August 19, 2020
8 min read
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School Climate & Safety Opinion How to Contend with Pandemic Learning Loss
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.
5 min read
Teaching Opinion Five Ways to Differentiate Instruction in an Online Environment
Examples from two educators include giving students the time to take physical breaks as well as pausing academic presentations to give students time to think.
Larry Ferlazzo, May 4, 2020
6 min read