Researchers take a closer look at how activities that engage the whole family can help young distance learners build STEM skills.
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A new hands-on learning program helps families with young children build their engineering skills.
Teachers organize their socially distanced students at Weaver Elementary School in Rossmoor, California.
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When the federal government doesn't intervene during downturns, the states often cut school spending. In turn, teachers may earn less or lose their jobs. And three in four teachers are female.
Demand is high for teachers with expertise in STEM subjects like maths. But students also deserve expert English, history, civics or geography teachers. Maybe your favourite teacher did an arts degree.
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?
Helping boys through their voice change can keep the joy of singing alive.
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Many boys stop singing at adolescence – but with the right support, they can continue to sing through their voice change and emerge as lifetime singers.
Ranking students by academic performance has been condemned as discriminatory and racist, yet New Zealand still leaves it up to individual schools to decide.
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.
Children need the opportunity to ask questions and have them answered by experts in ways they can understand. A briefing may reduce children's anxiety and increase their understanding of the pandemic.
All students interviewed for a study on relationships with teachers said the ones they loved most were kind, caring or funny. They said the ones they disliked often treated them unfairly.
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.
For those who teach children ages five and under, communicating while wearing a mask may have special challenges.
Children up to age five get a lot of cues from facial expressions. That makes teaching in a mask challenging, but teachers can learn from strategies developed by masked pediatric nurses.
With 52% of 15-year-olds now saying they read only if they have to, experts say a new way of teaching literacy is overdue.
In response to school closures in April, researchers put together a survey asking teachers how COVID-19 affected them and their students.
Making schools safe will take more than wiping down surfaces.
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Concerns over how to make schools safe amid the coronavirus remain. But for many low-income students of color, old buildings in need of repair already presented a heath risk.
The education sector has to constantly re-learn lessons about using digital technologies in teaching.
African American students are disproportionately punished, starting in preschool.
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These new findings could help explain why Black students are more likely to be suspended, expelled or otherwise disciplined than other children.
Teachers have to fight against their own subjectivity when giving grades.
Few first days the new school year will look like this in 2020.
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An effort to bring three teachers together while they taught young students online over the summer in Arizona didn't bode well.
Education is a powerful tool for creating change. So, it's important teachers don't shy away from difficult conversations about racism in the classroom.
Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Indonesian teachers have struggled to adapt to online learning. To overcome this, teachers should be taught to be bolder in introducing 'uncertainty in learning'.