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Researchers take a closer look at how activities that engage the whole family can help young distance learners build STEM skills. MoMo Productions/Getty Images

Getting kids – and their caregivers – to practice STEM at home

A new hands-on learning program helps families with young children build their engineering skills.
Many factors contributed to students’ need for personalized accommodation and support to achieve academically during rapid transitions online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Shutterstock

Online learning during COVID-19: 8 ways universities can improve equity and access

A study documents how universities' centres for teaching and learning are responding to helping faculty create quality online courses for all students.
A Guatemalan immigrant tries to log on to his Chromebook while remote learning in Stamford, Connecticut. John Moore/Getty Images

For many immigrant students, remote learning during COVID-19 comes with more hurdles

Immigrant students often have work commitments outside class, and they may need additional language support. Giving them equal access to technology during remote learning might not be enough.
Six-year-old Peyton Denette works remotely from her home in Mississauga, Ont., on March 30, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

5 ways to support online homeschooling through the coronavirus pandemic

Motivating students, encouraging their self-regulation and maintaining home-school communication are ways parents have the potential to positively influence learning outcomes.
Are university lectures better on YouTube? Kon Karampelas/Unsplash

Videos won’t kill the uni lecture, but they will improve student learning and their marks

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, universities are using video for so much of their teaching. Some worry this will hurt student learning, but that's not what we found.

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