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How Texas Teachers Are Prioritizing Basic Skills as Instruction Time Gets Crunched During the Pandemic

How Texas Teachers Are Prioritizing Basic Skills as Instruction Time Gets Crunched During the Pandemic

/ curriculum
Bekah McNeel, The 74 | San Antonio teachers are combatting pandemic learning loss with a surgical approach to keep young students at grade level, focusing on a core curriculum of must-have skills in reading and ...
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One-Man Play Brings MLK Jr.'s Story To Life For Children

One-Man Play Brings MLK Jr.’s Story To Life For Children

/ social-justice, social-studies
Tana Weingartner, WVXU | The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library are partnering to make a recorded performance of Martin's Dream available Jan. 18 - 22. The one-man show ...
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How Can Teachers Make the Most of Professional Learning in the Summer?

/ professional development
Elizabeth D. Steiner, Laura Stelitano, Andy Bogart, Sophie Meyers, RAND | One way that schools and districts can maximize teacher learning is through academic summer programs for students that also offer PL opportunities for teachers ...
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Learning in lockdown: DW offers digital learning packages

Learning in lockdown: DW offers digital learning packages

/ curriculum
DW | Students are at home due to Corona, with some facing a lack of digital teaching materials on environmental topics. DW's Global Ideas project offers seven learning packages for students and teachers. The seven ...
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Helping Digital Citizens Engage With Empathy

Helping Digital Citizens Engage With Empathy

/ civics, tech
Diana Fingal, ISTE | Digital citizens, according to the ISTE Standards, are “PK-12 learners who proactively approach their digital access, participation, and associated rights, accountability and opportunities with empathy, ethics, and a sense of individual, ...
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5 strategies to reform early ed professional development

5 strategies to reform early ed professional development

/ early-learning, HR
National Head Start Association | As national calls for equity and the end of systemic racism influence efforts to retool professional development, career growth and compensation in early childhood education, a new paper from National ...
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Creating a Mistake-Friendly Classroom and the research that supports it

/ curriculum, health/wellness
Edutopia | When educators make it clear that mistakes are an essential part of the learning process, students can move past fear of failure and flourish as learners. Supporting research: 2018 study on error neuronsLimitless ...
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Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett - the Black female scientist at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccine development and her STEM education

Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett – the Black female scientist at the forefront of COVID-19 vaccine development and her STEM education

/ coronavirus, equity, STEM-STEAM
Along with manufacturing and distribution issues, public health officials are concerned about millions of Americans who are resistant to taking the coronavirus vaccine. To address this, some of those officials are shining a light not ...
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From Washington, D.C., to Wyoming, to here in Southwest Ohio - see how teachers are helping students think critically about the events at the Capital

From Washington, D.C., to Wyoming, to here in Southwest Ohio – see how teachers are helping students think critically about the events at the Capital

/ social-justice, social-studies
74 Million, NPR, WKRC | How 15 Educators From Across U.S. Helped Students Make Sense of the Chaos 74 Million | Teachers across the country faced their students Thursday with a gut-wrenching task: Talking to ...
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Storming of U.S. Capitol may present difficult classroom discussions

/ health/wellness, social-studies
Roger Riddell, K-12 Dive | The events Wednesday afternoon add to a long list of difficult-to-navigate topics in the classroom. In addition to creating potentially loaded debate in the classroom, the topic also requires educators ...
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The Effects of School Reopenings on COVID-19 Hospitalizations

The Effects of School Reopenings on COVID-19 Hospitalizations

/ coronavirus, re-opening schools
Douglas N. Harris, Engy Ziedan, Susan Hassig, - REACH, Tulane University | The study specifically focused on COVID-19-related hospitalizations, which directly measure the health outcomes of greatest interest and are not subject to the numerous ...
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Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide

Teachers on TV? Schools Try Creative Strategy to Narrow Digital Divide

/ tech
Kellen Browning, The New York Times | Around the country, educators and local television stations have teamed up to help teachers make their broadcast debuts and engage children who are stuck in the doldrums of ...
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The pandemic hurt our kids. How much?

The pandemic hurt our kids. How much?

/ coronavirus
Alia E. Dastagir and Alia Wong, USA TODAY | USA TODAY spoke with experts in child development on how remote school, reduced socialization and increased screen time is impacting kids. What they heard was that ...
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Head Start is model for safe early ed programming amid COVID-19

Head Start is model for safe early ed programming amid COVID-19

/ early-learning
Kara Arundel, K-12 Dive | A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention praised Head Start programs across the country for using mitigation strategies and other efforts to safely open programs for ...
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Girl holds handmade poster that reads: 'Remote learning does not work for students with autism'

COVID-19 means a lot more work for families of children with disabilities, but schools can help

/ SpecialEd
Sandra M. Chafouleas and Emily A. Iovino, The Conversation | Children don’t come with how-to manuals. Even if they did, they would all require a manual of their own, tailored to their unique make and ...
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Teachers Inspiring America

NBC News | NBC Nightly News is dedicating their segment "Inspiring America" this week to teachers who are going above and beyond - as most do every day. We share these stories here as a ...
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Kids are sick of Zoom too—so their teachers are getting creative

Kids are sick of Zoom too—so their teachers are getting creative

/ tech
Tanya Basu, MIT Technology Review | Zoom fatigue, after all, is real. Staring at boxes of yourself and others on a screen has been shown to induce not only eye strain but the flight-or-fight response; ...
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How to Help Teachers Learn New Technology

How to Help Teachers Learn New Technology

/ tech
Nicole Rossi-Mumpower, Edutopia | Created by and for teachers, one school created an effective approach for technology professional development. At the start of distance learning, I emailed the staff resources such as videos and demonstrations ...
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Kids want to learn more about mental illness and how to cope with parents who live with it

Kids want to learn more about mental illness and how to cope with parents who live with it

/ health/wellness
Joanne Riebschleger and Jennifer Tanis, The Conversation | One in five teens has a parent with a mental illness such as anxiety or depression. These teens are at greater risk of developing a mental illness ...
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Rethinking Video Mandates In Online Classrooms: Privacy and Equity Considerations and Alternative Engagement Methods

/ remote learning, tech
Casey Waughn, Student Privacy Compass | This document highlights privacy and equity considerations that emerge when students are required by districts to use video in online classrooms and explores alternative ways to measure student engagement ...
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American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends youth athletes wear cloth face masks during games

American Academy of Pediatrics now recommends youth athletes wear cloth face masks during games

/ coronavirus, sports
Sarah Dewberry, WCPO | America's largest group of child doctors updated its guidance on cloth face coverings for kids in sports to cover competition on Friday and now recommend youth athletes wear cloth face masks ...
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It’s not just ABCs – preschool parents worry their kids are missing out on critical social skills during the pandemic

Michele L. Stites and Susan Sonnenschein, The Conversation | As COVID-19 cases once again spike across the country, parents in school districts like New York City and Detroit face another weeks long stretch of remote ...
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New Requirement to Publish Per-Pupil Spending Data Could Help Schools Direct Funding to the Neediest Students

New Requirement to Publish Per-Pupil Spending Data Could Help Schools Direct Funding to the Neediest Students

/ finance-funding, legislation
The 74 Million | The Every Student Succeeds Act, which became law in 2015, required states for the first time to add per-student funding to their school report cards rather than districtwide averages that tended ...
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