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Many K-12 schools are postponing final decisions and announcements about end-of-year events like graduation or prom because they often aren’t scheduled until May or June. Read this insight for guidance on how to prepare for graduation and prom during this unprecedented time.
COVID-19’s rapid transition from looming danger to immediate threat forced higher education to quickly stand up comprehensive webpages to answer the urgent questions of campus stakeholders. Use the resources located on the second tab of the audit to help strengthen areas determined to need improvement.
K-12 district leaders are expecting to see a continued surge in the number of students requiring additional support for their mental health. The ten strategies in this toolkit provide district teams with a structured approach for school-based mental health supports, forming the foundations of a “population health management” model that will improve outcomes for students and reduce strain on district staff and resources.
Every teacher must be equipped to instruct in a virtual setting this school year, but many struggle to do this well. This checklist summarizes 20 science-based instruction strategies that are proven to collectively improve learning outcomes in a virtual setting.
Fear and stress resulting from the outbreak of coronavirus can be overwhelming for the entire K-12 community. District leaders and heads of schools must be attentive to the effects of coronavirus on the mental health and well-being of students, teachers, and staff members.
Administrators can greatly improve a student’s progress by moving them from an ineffective learning space to a highly effective learning space. This report describes how districts select and implement classroom layouts, furniture, and technology resources to support student-centered instructional practices.
The COVID-19 crisis increases the likelihood of domestic abuse and substance abuse, putting kids at elevated risk, regardless of their family background. Research shows that trauma can undermine children’s ability to learn, form relationships, and function appropriately in the classroom.
School and district leaders are facing many difficult choices in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, especially when trying to balance the needs of their students with the health of the greater community. Read this insight for four short-term strategies to support teachers in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.