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Conversation topics educators can have with parents in making individualized decisions about a request to retain include pre-pandemic skill levels, remote instruction progress and alternatives to retention.
Learn what school district leaders can do to find out which families and educators still need reliable internet access and then help those households to connect in the new school year.
From DA’s Academic Esports Guide: NASEF provides more just a space to play; it offers a path for students to get an education in areas within and around the games
Asking students for feedback but not taking any action is worse than not asking them at all, says Principal Arria Coburn of the Springfield Renaissance School principal.
Social-emotional learning has taken on heightened importance as educators prepare to support students coping with a COVID-era blend in-person and online learning.
Administrators in Naperville School District 203, where SEL has been entrenched in the curriculum for years, have focused first on professional development for teachers in the post-COVID world.
One company is providing substitute teachers to lead homeschool learning pods and is also seeking funding to help low-income families form 'bubbles.'
Here are 4 actions to take in including paraprofessional staff in new school year scenarios, with at least part-time remote instruction in mind.
A recent Junior Achievement poll shows that students are worried about safety of in-class instruction but also feeling uneasy about the prospect of remote learning.
Families can better help their children succeed in online learning if schools provide timely and easy to understand data, along with resources to improve student performance.
District leaders can fortify school mental health services by training teachers to spot trauma, focusing on COVID's inequitable impacts, enlisting parents and building community partnerships.