Expert Perspectives


Guidelines for Teachers to Avoid Pitfalls in an Online Learning Environment

As educators delve into the world of remote and online learning, we must be mindful of the need to retain professional boundaries at the same time as working to maintain a high level of support for students.

Teaching from Home: How Distanced Teaching Creates PD Needs and Opportunities

Most K-12 educators are still not ready to teach online. It would be foolhardy to overlook this reality.

4 Strategies for Supporting Students' Social and Emotional Well-Being Remotely

In these challenging times, taking the time to check in with students’ social-emotional wellness is just as important as attending to their physical well-being.

As We Shift to Remote Learning in These Uncertain Times, Let’s Not Forget the Whole Child

Students whose social and emotional needs are not being met do not learn effectively.

Resources & Tips for Remote Education During School Closures

Today the Coronavirus has left public school systems and private schools scrambling to find alternative ways to continue to educate students for an extended period of time.

STEM Tools, Games and Products to Engage Girls in Pre-K Through Early Elementary School

When choosing STEM tools for girls, it is important to choose tools that engage girls in active problem-solving, hands-on learning, building and engineering.

How Assessing Information Governance Can Improve Privacy in Schools

For public schools, technology is an important tool. But establishing strong security measures to protect student privacy is even more essential.

Social-Emotional Learning (SEL): Helping teachers to address their children’s emotional needs

Continuing with our blogs that investigate SEL (social and emotional learning), in this week’s post, we explore the role that the classroom teacher can play in helping our children develop those critically important social and emotional skills and habits. The blogpost is written by a noted expert on children, teachers, and education, Dr. Shelja Sen, who is based in Delhi, India and is a co-founder of ChildrenFirst, a center that provides children with mental health care solutions.

Ethics in STEM Education: Going Beyond the Classroom

When we discuss STEM education, it's easy to focus on acts of teaching and learning. But if our vision of STEM is only confined to the classroom, we risk ignoring a large portion of what the true essence of STEM education is all about. It is more than just a collection of subjects taught in isolation. In its truest form, STEM is a state of mind: a practice of critical thinking and problem-solving that learners engage in throughout life.

Has Coding Education Failed the Kids It Was Supposed to Help Most?

After 10 years of investment, it’s time to re-evaluate and chart a new way forward.

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