During the pandemic, online learning suddenly replaced traditional teaching methods.
Parents in households that spoke languages other than English expressed concerns over their children’s English-language development.
COVID public health measures included school closures and a shift to online learning. This placed immigrant families at a disadvantage as they saw to their children’s emotional and educational needs.
The future of virtual learning? In Canada, doctors and nurses are engaged in professional development studies alongside design engineer students in Italy.
Courses designed to foster peer-to-peer learning in virtual spaces can yield research insights across disciplines.
Many students with disabilities struggled when forced to learn virtually from home during the pandemic.
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Many students with disabilities got few or no services during the pandemic, and aren’t now receiving the support they need to regain their lost ground and continue to learn
Questions abound on what it means for college to take place in the metaverse.
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While the metaverse offers new virtual space for classrooms of the future, it is also rife with potential pitfalls, a scholar of philosophy writes.
Parents say there has been a lack of academic and social learning opportunities for children during the pandemic.
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The pandemic and shifts to virtual learning have set many children back academically. The setbacks can be particularly challenging for children with disabilities, but recovery is possible.
Some children liked being able to move from room to room, while others felt more confined to their desks at home.
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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.
When our bodies are moving, our minds are more open to learning.
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Whether they’re in a classroom or online, students should be encouraged to move around. An expert on learning with technology explains why.
In a time of COVID-19 uncertainty, adopting hybrid learning for children will only stress students and teachers further.
Virtual education piggybacked onto classroom learning demonstrates a lack of respect for teachers, student equity and public education.
Parents and caregivers may need to continue in the role of education facilitator and technology specialist this fall.
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Teachers and students are likely to use a lot more online learning tools than they did pre-pandemic even after in-person classes resume.
Some students were 7-8 months behind on average in math and reading.
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New research on Atlanta-metro students suggests they fell 7-8 months behind on learning during the pandemic.
The probability of successfully planning for the future dramatically increases when university leaders appropriately engage faculty and staff to strategize.
Strategic planning experts say public universities in developed countries can no longer depend on government funding, and must restructure to reduce costs and increase revenue or face failure.
The shift online demonstrated the convenience of distance learning and has convinced some learners, including workers and unemployed people, to study.
The forced transition to online university learning will mean teaching practices will be permanently changed.
Students arrive at Dartmouth High School in Dartmouth, N.S., on Sept. 8, 2020.
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A policy of “choice” for full-time online schooling would weaken public education, erode funding for in-classroom supports and drive those who can afford it to private education.
Financial barriers that discourage some people from participating in higher education would be reduced if the net costs of virtual education decreased.
Not everyone needs to be on campus to learn. Governments, which subsidize higher education, need to change their funding models to support affordable remote learning.
Children with anxiety disorders experience new challenges created by the pandemic restrictions.
Moving between in-person and virtual schooling affects children with anxiety disorders like selective mutism. In addition, access to diagnosis and support is delayed because of pandemic restrictions.
Children arrive by bus at Portage Trail Community School in North York, Ont., Sept. 15, 2020.
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Teachers’ optimism is strained when they know much more could be done to minimize COVID-19 safety risks in schools and to help them support student needs during COVID-19.
Chicago students doing broadcasted ‘radio school’ lessons in 1937.
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This isn’t the first time America’s schoolchildren have studied remotely – and Chicago’s 1937 ‘radio school’ experiment shows how technology can fill the gap during a crisis.
Immersive and collaborative lab experiences are now possible online, and in the future they will complement in-person lab work.
Before the pandemic, only a fraction of students made use of the wide range of curricular and extracurricular experiential learning opportunities, but through online engagement that can change.
Students and parents at California’s Hollywood High School go through temperature checks before picking up laptops for online learning.
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Checking for symptoms is just the beginning. Here are 10 ways schools can help keep children, families and faculty safe.