Over the next three years, a majority of K-12 educators expect online learning and digital curriculum to get ever more-important, while two STEM standbys will go by the wayside.
There's very little that's ordinary about schooling this year, and that's why the Canopy Project has added new schools and new terminology to describe just what instructional practice looks like these days.
These results came from a cut of data collected and analyzed by Project Tomorrow, an education nonprofit that runs the on-going Speak Up Research Project. The latest data compared responses from 137,000 K-12 stakeholders, including students, parents, teachers and site and district leaders collected before school closures (September 2019 to Mar. 16, 2020) and during (between Mar. 16 2020 and Jun. 30, 2020).
The National Geographic Society is offering grants to K-12 educators to help them develop resources that can be used by others teaching in remote and hybrid environments.
To help K-8 students thrive in their remote classes, a company that produces K-12 curriculum and delivers it to students online has come up with lessons specifically on how to take remote classes. Learning.com's new "Essential Skills for Remote Learning" covers several broad areas for students.
Often educators, school administrators and counselors are a first line of defense when a student is struggling with their mental health. But when schools closed in March, so too did their window into students’ wellbeing because in-person interactions between students and those who would typically help them ceased.
How much of the innovation that's taking place right now in education will still be around when the instability of the pandemic has slowed down? That's a question that the Christensen Institute has tried to understand in a new paper published today.
ACT, the nonprofit that produces assessments for colleges and career, has introduced an online learning application.
Microsoft has added new features for Teams and OneNote that are designed to help educators promote social-emotional learning and transparency through their remote and hybrid instructional practices.
A group of national education organizations, researchers and technology experts has launched the National COVID-19 School Response Dashboard, a database that maps schools' voluntary responses to the pandemic across the United States. The data is intended to help school administrators, state leaders, families and the general public review the current conditions of the virus in their own communities, compare that information to other places and make decisions for the school year based on the data.