Here’s how school and IT leaders can help parents and guardians navigating online platforms and digital tools with their children this year. The coronavirus pandemic catapulted educators, students and their families into a new reality when schools shut down in the spring. Now, with many districts resuming remote learning, parents and guardians..
Though remote learning has brought many challenges, some students seem to be thriving in the new circumstances. What can we learn from them? All school year, Montenique Woodard’s seventh period, her last class of the day, has been her hardest. “I feel like I don’t know what to do with them,”
In recent weeks, amid the stresses caused by COVID-19 and the resulting closure of virtually all schools, some have found it easier to learn and teach—or at least, no more difficult. Three stories about some unexpected benefits of remote learning hold lessons for how to get schools to serve all students more effectively.
Remote learning can suck. But these students say it’s the best thing that ever happened to them. Among teachers and students, there’s a widespread understanding that online courses are a poor substitute for the quintessential education experience. They remove the social aspect of schooling, and make the collaboration and group-work