By: Tom Woelper. The disruptive forces at play in American education due to COVID-19 present challenges, but they also provide an opportunity for us to rethink the educational experience we’re delivering. For a startup school, the pandemic has presented lessons that can be extended to better education for all.
By: Karine Veldhoen. “Like never before we face the challenge of delivering education in nimble and new ways. How can we transform this pandemic into a positive provocation?” Karine Veldhoen, school leader and consultant, shares four actionable ideas and resources you can implement right now to cultivate your school’s change-readiness for fall.
Consider what remote instruction might look like in a rural, high-poverty district that set personalized expectations for each student, monitored their growth and engagement, and not only encouraged ongoing feedback but also stressed the need for educators to maintain a safe and supportive learning community.
The Front Porch: A New Approach to Support the Health, Safety, and Well-Being of Our School Communities
Brooklyn LAB Charter School met the crisis head-on with agile problem-solving, an innovative porch rollout and a commitment to equity.