We know that educators and leaders have spent the last couple of months scrambling to meet the immediate needs of learners in their community. Thank you to each and every one of you for everything you’ve done to make the best out of this challenging situation. Now that the end of the school year is here, we’re shifting our Getting Through series from stories and advice to support remote learning or long term closures, to getting ready for the complex work of reopening schools this fall.
Interested in contributing to this campaign? Email your stories and ideas to Editor@GettingSmart.com or tweet using #GettingThrough to participate!
By: Adam Geller. Educational coaches and co-authors Amy Tepper and Patrick Flynn share their expertise on organizational change and the feedback process.
Tech and security decision makers working to protect schools should ask six main questions to diagnose their organizations’ readiness to move instruction online, identify gaps, and find solutions to their most pressing issues in student data security.
By: Sarah Pazur. Instead of idealizing the face-to-face classroom at the expense of education’s advancement into the 21st century, it’s time to confront our biases and maximize the opportunities that online learning can provide.
Our shared challenges and opportunities are getting more complex than ever before. How do we prepare learners for complex problem-solving?
At LAB, they are applying an argument-centered approach to crucial issues in their students’ lives in order to educate and empower them.
By: Liz Ramirez. How can teachers support students who are gaining proficiency with English during distance learning? To enhance access for ELLs, it is important to create an environment that supports both receptive and expressive language functions.