Online instruction: Tips from educators making the switch
Educational technologist, adjunct professor and FETC featured speaker Kathy Schrock shares the ideas, solutions and feelings of her graduate students—K-12 teachers on the front lines of moving instruction online and helping children (and parents) adjust.
4 ways district CTOs can support educators during school closures
Sharing digital resources and helping K-12 administrators and staff communicate and collaborate online is key, says DA guest columnist and FETC featured speaker Eujon Anderson, who is the technology director for Troy City Schools in Alabama.
COVID-19: How one high school principal is helping lift spirits
DA guest columnist Ericka R. Hursey shares how the Lower Richland High community is coming together to provide some "normalcy" for students—from continued learning opportunities and food service to a drive-thru Senior Delivery Day for much-anticipated graduation items.
How to help special needs students adjust to online learning
DA guest columnists Oksana Hagerty and Nicki Nance provide 10 strategies for educators and parents to consider implementing during school closures. Hagerty and Nance are from Beacon College, which is dedicated to educating primarily neurodivergent students.
How K-12 districts are continuing to feed students through school closures
A School Nutrition Association survey finds most are engaged in emergency food assistance, but face a variety of challenges, including sustainability, says DA guest columnist Gay Anderson, SNA president and child nutrition director at Brandon Valley School District in South Dakota.