Expert Perspectives


A Day in the Life of an Assistant Superintendent During Distance Learning

Here’s how a district leader stays connected with her community, her students and herself.

6 Trauma-Informed Strategies for Helping Students Succeed Amid COVID-19

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.

How Robotics and Coding Platforms Support STEM Learning

Here are five reasons to use a robotics, coding and computing platform to attract and keep more students interested in STEM subjects and careers.

Supporting Student Mental Health Now and in the Future

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.

The Lack of Diversity in STEM Stops With Us

The skillset of tomorrow’s leaders, our nation’s students, are currently taking shape, but there’s a major problem that’s setting them back: the lack of diversity in science, technology, engineering and math, better known as STEM.

Teaching STEM during COVID

How can I create a safe lab experience for my students? How will I have time to sanitize everything in my lab before and after each class? Do I have enough personal protective equipment (PPE) at my school? What is the best way to engage my students when they aren’t in class? How can I continue to make STEM activities fun and interactive?

While Schools Go Online, Here's How Teachers Can Turn Uncertainty Into Opportunity

Schools across the country have kicked off what you could call an unconventional school year, and administrators and faculty are under immense pressure to make it work. However, despite the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and its potential academic consequences, what we really need is a change of perspective: this could be an opportunity for educators to innovate and explore within the classroom.

What It Will Actually Take to Get Students Safely Back to School

More than half of parents are uncomfortable sending their children back to school. Here’s how schools can help.

How We Ran a Student Hackathon Online

This education provider that teaches students to code ran its first hackathon virtually and drew more than a hundred young participants in a two-day event.

How to Best Support Students with Special Needs During School Closures

With the right communication tools and best practices, we can still serve all of our students.

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