A superintendent reflects on the challenges, opportunities and strategies that have been required to face distance learning head-on.
By: Lisa Evans. The Lexington Four Early Childhood Center has discovered an at-home program called Waterford UPSTART that not only supplements classroom teaching and student learning, but empowers parents to authentically engage in their child’s education.
There are 10 design shifts that represent an opportunity in learner experience and supporting learning tools that can improve the life trajectories of billions.
[…] just published “a map of what we believe are the processes necessary to move from schools in which content-driven, adult-determined teaching was the old norm to new learning spaces and communities in which context-driven, child- determined learning is the new norm.” Agnor-Hurt multiage space Timeless Learning: How Imagination, Observation, and Zero-based Thinking Change Schools (Wiley) […]
Tom Vander Ark and Eric Tucker highlight seven ways to improve student learning and development.
By: Norton Gusky. The pandemic forced educators to rethink how they design learning experiences, and continue to meet the needs of their learning communities. Here are some successful strategies and approaches.
By: Lori Jackson. During this time of school closure and distance learning, SEL is more important than ever. Everyone—parents, teachers, and students—can practice identifying, understanding, and managing their emotions.
Getting Smart staff members Kelly Niccolls and Rebecca Midles discuss home-bound learning opportunities for students and share resources to help get you started.
Educators worldwide are doing more work in teams and shifting classroom practice from predominantly individual learning activities to collaborative learning strategies.
[…] for reopening and resurgence. As we look to prepare, it is time we reorient our education system to provide all students equitable access to meaningful opportunities for learning and thriving. In the words of Dr. Bettina Love, University of Georgia professor of educational theory and practice and author of We Want to Do More Than Survive: […]