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Former principal Linda Cliatt-Wayman's formula for turning around low-performing schools includes professional bravery and ensuring students know their actions have consequences.
Social-emotional learning will guide students and their teachers in having potentially controversial discussions about their experiences of COVID, the killing of George Floyd and other pressing issues.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools lets parents pick whether students return to a hybrid of in-person and online learning, or remain completely remote when schools reopen later this summer.
Among the social-emotional stressors East Saint Louis School District students, the coronavirus pandemic “has just been one more thing,” says administrators Tiffany Gholson.
Tornados, hurricanes and other natural disasters can provide some social-emotional learning guidance as schools reopen in the “uncharted territory” of the continuing coronavirus pandemic.
James O'Hagan, the Director of Digital and Virtual Learning for the Racine Unified School District, discusses parent involvement, live vs. remote and what K-12 gaming might look like in the fall.
The coronavirus pandemic and online learning show that all schools should become 1-to-1—not just with computers, but also for cementing student-teacher relationships, a leading child advocate says.
District leaders must consider how to address students recovering from coronavirus who are returning to school, particularly students with disabilities who may have lingering issues that interfere with learning.
For Laylah Bulman of the Florida Scholastic Esports League, seeing the impact that gaming had on students - from their excitement to their development - was the moment when everything clicked.
Teens have turned to social media not to cut themselves off from current events, but to seek connections that boost mental health during this age of coronavirus-induced anxiety and isolation.
School district leaders must review and revise policies that act as barriers to the enrollment of children and youths experiencing homelessness.
Music can play a major role in helping students cope with school closures and other coronavirus disruptions—and give them more control over their learning.