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This article was published by Getting Smart on September 9, 2020 by Eric Tucker, Erin Mote, Arthi Krishnaswami. Although some teachers got a glimpse into their students’ home lives during video sessions this spring, many schools with little or no synchronous learning didn’t have a way to check in with students in real-time. As a […]

Online classes make some kids anxious, but building relationships with them can go a long way toward helping them feel secure. This article was published by Edutopia on August 24, 2020 by Logan Beth Fischer. Teachers, as an instructional coach, I hear you when you ask, “What do we do about those kids who didn’t […]

Preschoolers Zoom, play to learn

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Early childhood teachers stress flexibility, fun with littlest learners This article was published by School News Network on May 15, 2020 by Karen Gentry. When Allison Martin meets online with her preschool students she has a helper by her side – her 3-year-old son Henry. It’s almost like having one of her students with her, […]

“Through SEL activities and building relationships with our students, we cultivate a caring learning environment that actively includes students in their social, emotional, and academic growth.” – Mid-Pacific Sixth Grade Dean Lisa Mah This article was published by Mid-Pacific Institute on September 11, 2020 by Julie Funasaki Yuen. For the first time in history, Mid-Pacific […]

This article was published by DisabilityScoop on September 8, 2020 by Faith E. Pinho. LOS ANGELES — When the pandemic forced schools to transition to remote learning in the spring, some families struggled more than others. Families of students in special education programs were suddenly expected to adapt to an online learning environment that was […]

Framing assignments in student-centric rather than teacher-centric ways can encourage engagement and persistence in learning. This article was published by Edutopia on September 15, 2020 by Katie Novak and Mike Anderson. Self-motivation. Ownership. Engagement. We have always wanted students to feel passion for learning and to be intrinsically motivated—to be driven from within. With much learning […]

This article and video originally appeared on July 30, 2020 by Lydia Camarillo. TUCSON, Ariz. — Figuring out what’s best for your student is a tough task many families are facing right now. “I think about the two s’s. We want to keep everyone safe and sane and then we want to try to incorporate […]