The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound and wide-reaching effect on students, from the quality and nature of the instruction they have received to their social and emotional well-being.
An analysis of early assessment data found that between a quarter and a third of students began the 2020-2021 school year unprepared for on-grade level instruction in reading and math (28 percent and 29 percent, respectively). And compared with the historical average of the previous three school years, more students began the latest school year behind grade level, especially in math.
Learning quiz program company Kahoot! has announced a new version of its application specifically for Zoom, allowing users to access, host and play Kahoot games directly in Zoom meetings.
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.
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.
10G offers the promise of delivering 10 times the current most prevalent maximum speeds offered to consumers.
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.
COVID-19 is making new kinds of demands on educators to become proficient at meeting the needs of individual students, whether they're in the classroom or learning from home.