Virtual book clubs: Connecting students, educators and authors
Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC, offers startup tips for districts, and discusses how the successful effort moved from one fifth-grade class to middle and high school classes, too.
How to add coding to remote learning
District leaders and educators can consider a variety of tools to engage young learners, while building problem-solving skills and fostering peer collaboration—at home or at school, says DA guest columnist, veteran teacher and FETC featured speaker Rachelle Dene Poth.
Why schools need to flush water systems before reopening
When reopening, schools that fail to flush their water systems could risk the growth and transmission of a bacteria that can lead to students exhibiting COVID-19-like symptoms or that can escalate the likelihood of older staff and faculty contracting deadly infections.