6/10/20—We’ve reached the mop-up phase at the end of the fractured school year, the worst that most of us have ever seen. The consensus view, unsurprisingly, has been that the past few months have been a disaster.
Analytics India Magazine
6/7/20—The tech industry has collectively demonstrated remarkable leadership in responding to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Washington Post
6/9/20—When my kids left school in early March for spring break, they were told to prepare for what might be remote learning when school resumed.
6/9/20—More than 55 million K-12 students in the US have transitioned to online classrooms during the coronavirus pandemic, but research from education nonprofit NWEA suggests that these students are learning considerably less from virtual environments than they had from in-person classrooms.
The New York Times
6/8/20—The astronaut Kathy Sullivan, 68, is now also the first woman to reach the Challenger Deep, about seven miles below the ocean’s surface.
The Seattle Times
6/7/20—It’s been hard to sleep this past week. Each night, I stand in the doorway of my son’s bedroom and watch his chest rise and fall, listening to his gentle breath.
The Washington Post
6/5/20—Christian Herr is only 35, but he has been on medication ever since he suffered a heart attack in his classroom nine years ago.
6/3/20—When most of the nation’s schools closed in March due to COVID-19, educators turned to whatever methods they could to keep learning going — from online classes to phone calls to drive-by packet pick-ups.
6/3/20—Things have changed. On that, we can all agree. But will they be forever changed, especially regarding the use of technology in K-12 education, once school buildings reopen after the coronavirus pandemic subsides?
6/1/20—Jarrett, who served as a senior adviser to President Obama, shares three strategies she learned throughout her life that have helped get her through difficult times.
5/31/20—Those are among the many questions parents are asking after the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor.
‘Moments Like Now Are Why We Teach’: Educators Tackle Tough Conversations About Race and Violence—This Time Virtually
5/31/20—Reading about Brown v. Board of Education over Google Meet. Holding one-on-one Zooms with students struggling with their emotions. Planning lessons on criminal justice reform for the fall — both in-person and remote, in case school buildings don’t reopen.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
5/26/20—For more than 76 million K-12 and college students in the U.S., education plans for next fall are very much up in the air.