The transition to a new school year will be an important time for students to focus on strategies for fostering positive mental health and well-being, and recognizing signs that help may be needed.
Universities can draw on health research about patient/health-care practitioner shared decision-making to centre the voices of BIPOC students when creating policies and practices to dismantle racism.
Students in an international survey said they really missed chances to be together in person for campus-related activities, not only due to academic concerns.
Starting college after finishing high school is an exciting phase of a student’s life. But students need to prepare for the new challenges college brings.
Researchers studying ways to foster children’s inclusion in society worked with teachers to adapt classroom practices, like dedicated dialogue circles, to online learning.
It doesn’t need to be scary or painful. With the right technique, you’ll be able to perform this test quickly and safely at home.
Many children will thrive on return to school. Others may need a bit more support to adjust to this big change in their lives and manage any anxieties they might have.
Children missed being with friends but liked the freedom to move around at home. These are some of the takeaways from an education researcher who talked to 30 kids ages 5-8.
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A successful transition in September is a whole-family affair.
Parents often think about a school’s quality, class sizes, safety and extracurriculars. LGBTQ parents may also want to know their family will be respected.
The case for campus vaccine mandates is compelling, and this conclusion is bolstered by recommendations from medical doctors.
Cancelling campus events won’t address the potential harms of binge drinking this fall. Universities must plan additional activities to curb risky alcohol use and promote student wellness.
Communicating clearly with children and providing space for them to play will be vital during back-to-school and beyond as children manage stressors associated with COVID-19.
Lyme’s controversy offers four lessons on how parents, school districts, elected officials and scientists can find a path forward in the 2021-2022 school year.
Some promoters of educational technology see COVID-19 as a ‘tech reckoning’ for professors who refused to accept progress. But before the pandemic, many students also preferred in-person classes.
Virtual education piggybacked onto classroom learning demonstrates a lack of respect for teachers, student equity and public education.
Vaccinations, masks and some distancing – along with low community transmission – can help protect students in classrooms and cafeterias.
Precarious academic work, stable funding, purposeful course design and greater attention to equity are issues that students and faculty want to see addressed.
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