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The archaeological site of the Parliament House in Namur on 15 April 2020. Agent du Patrimoine en Péril, le groupe pour la défense des agents de l'Agence wallonne du Patrimoine (AWaP)

Lockdown reveals cracks in archaeological heritage protection

In Namur, Belgium, archaeological excavations were almost buried for good under the cover of lockdown. The incident draws attention to weaknesses in archaeological heritage protection systems.
A significant break in the school year could have a devastating impact on the motivation and learning of vulnerable students. (Shutterstock)

4 strategies to support vulnerable students when schools reopen after coronavirus

School closures under coronavirus have raised significant risks for vulnerable students who face maltreatment and exposure to violence. Here are five priorities to address when reopening schools.
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How to prevent Internet congestion during the lockdown

Between teleworking, distance learning and the use of social networks, the current period is unusual in our use of the Internet. How does the network work? How to use it well?
Will Springfield, 8, reacts with joy to seeing Ms. Chriss, his Grade 2 teacher, drive by in a teachers’ neighbourhood parade in Suwanee, Ga., March 25, 2020. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

A shout-out to teachers: Why their expertise matters in the coronavirus pandemic, and always

Government initiatives to support student learning during and after the pandemic can't be effective without an invaluable educational resource: teachers' expertise and care.
A person holds a sign through the sunroof of a car in support of health-care workers outside St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, on April 5, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

7 ways you can help the coronavirus response

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting everyone to some degree, and many people are looking for ways to help others. Here are some ways people can contribute to the response effort.
The recipe for living well during this period of confinement is simple: move, eat well, sleep, relax, manage your screen time and have fun. (Shutterstock)

How to keep your children active and healthy while in coronavirus isolation

The confinement brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic has made many wonder how to keep their kids physically and mentally healthy. Here are some ideas.
Erica Cisneros helps her daughters, Emilia and Eden, with their schoolwork at their home on March 18, 2020 in San Anselmo, California. Getty Images/Ezra Shaw

How do we protect ourselves at home during coronavirus, and what if someone has been exposed? 4 questions answered

Before schools and workplaces closed, people could have been exposed. How do we best manage that?
A prisoner looks out a window on March 26, 2015, from Zhdanivskaya prison in Ukraine, were TB is rampant. AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov

Why community and not confinement will end TB

World TB Day will be observed March 24, with the good news that deaths from tuberculosis are declining. But a trend toward confining those with TB threatens to stall advances.

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