March 31, 2020
Julie Riordan
With widespread school closures, educators and district leaders are working non-stop to ensure all students have access to learning opportunities and other services that schools provide, like free lunch—all while taking steps to stop the spread of COVID-19.
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March 30, 2020
Today’s coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) has parallels with West Africa’s Ebola outbreak six years ago. In both instances, the virus spread from isolated cases to thousands, resulting in quarantines and shutdowns of public gatherings and schools.
Lisa Hartenberger-Toby
March 27, 2020
For decades, teachers across the United States, as well as in places around the world, have been supporting their students to develop the core competencies of social and emotional learning (SEL), such as self- and social awareness, self-management, positive relationships, and responsible decision-making.
Susan Bruckner
March 26, 2020
During this pandemic, parents of young children continue to deal with stressors—family health issues, reduced incomes, and disrupted work and childcare schedules. No matter what your situation is, here are some things to remember.
Cynthia Hoisington
March 25, 2020
Many educators are shifting from in-person to virtual classrooms due to COVID-19, and learning to teach in an online environment can be a bit daunting.
Zoe Baptista
March 24, 2020
I see a lot of requests and recommendations for online learning resources for children who will be at home for an extended time.
Deborah Rosenfeld
March 23, 2020
To help quell anxiety, I want to reflect on the H1N1 pandemic a decade ago. While H1N1 wasn’t a coronavirus, we can still learn from this pandemic.
Jennifer Smith
March 23, 2020
One of the challenges of implementing social and emotional learning (SEL) is that no single approach works for everyone. Schools need to implement a range of programs and practices to address the diverse needs of their students.
Shai Fuxman
March 20, 2020
We’ve researched online learning and collaborated with schools nationwide and want to share this checklist for virtual learning with you, as well as seven tips
Jacqueline Zweig Erin Stafford
March 20, 2020
One positive aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic is that the virus doesn’t seem to affect children the same way it affects adults. However, children are susceptible to stress caused by disrupted schedules, changing routines, and universal talk about the virus. The best thing you can do for your child is to manage your own stress.
Cynthia Hoisington