Problem-solving is key to math and science instruction.
Teachers in training can be taught to teach their students to tackle problems like mathematicians and scientists. But will they stick with that approach once they get their own class?
Is the government’s plan feasible?
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Millions of public school students are learning online, mostly at home. Any standardized tests they take in this unusual school year may not yield reliable data about their academic progress.
Many families have had a hard time since schools and day care centers had to shut their doors.
Kids become more vulnerable to maltreatment when their parents can't secure child care or housing or get jobs.
Will it take longer for students to graduate because of the pandemic?
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The disruption to K-12 education caused by the coronavirus pandemic may have major academic consequences, especially for low-income children.
Mask mandates, open windows and empty seats can help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
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A researcher explains what it will take to make sure children are reasonably safe from catching the coronavirus aboard school buses.
Is he learning something?
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While providing access to digital technology is important, it won’t even the digital playing field. If teachers can embrace all students' digital interests as opportunities for learning, it would help.
The education innovator, in London, in the late 1940s.
The innovative educator studied engineering and practiced medicine before devoting her life to spreading a new educational philosophy.
Dual-language instruction can help children grow up to be bilingual.
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Without the opportunity to learn in dual-language programs, children may lose out on growing up to be bilingual.
The CDC recommends schools have one nurse for every 750 students. Only about 40% of schools meet that bar.
School nurses were already overwhelmed, with hundreds of students and staff in their charge. Now, COVID-19 screenings and testing have become their priority.
Safety precautions like wearing face masks and leaving space between desks are also important to limit the coronavirus’s spread.
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New research points to why reopening elementary schools is the safest bet and what else needs to happen for schools to have the best chance of staying open.
Children evacuated from U.K. cities in WWII were taught in churches.
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The history of education in the West is closely associated with Christian religious spaces – from the first cathedral schools to the use of churches to teach children in WWII.
The vast majority of K-12 teachers are white.
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Instilling a positive sense of ethnic and racial identity and belonging can help children learn.
Kids learn who they are and how to cope within their families.
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Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids' social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
This is what the school day currently looks like in many parts of the U.S.
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One big complication with K-12 distance learning is how hard it is to get children and teens to log in and do their schoolwork. But there are things teachers and families can do to help.
Online classes that require cameras to stay on may pose challenges for students.
Lack of privacy is a top concern for students required to log on to online courses, a scholar argues.
Lights, camera, learn!
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For starters, why not have Hollywood team up with teachers to make education more entertaining?
On the news channels, coverage of the pandemic seems 24/7.
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Watching coronavirus coverage can cause anxiety in your child. An expert offers some tips that will help.
Too much time screen time can lead to lower self-esteem.
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It's worth going out of your way to ensure that kids practice interacting with others and maintain their friendships.
More people turn to alcohol in the wake of disasters, research has found.
The stress of having children do distance learning at home during the pandemic is linked to an increase in alcohol consumption among parents, a new survey finds.
Like mother, like daughter.
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It's easier said than done, acknowledges a nursing professor with four children. But it's going to be necessary during the coronavirus pandemic.