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Teaching and Learning During a Pandemic

Speak Up 2020: A Look at Digital Learning and Transformation

For the last seven months of 2020, school districts have gone through extreme changes regarding how learning is happening in pandemic-induced hybrid and digital learning environments. In a recent edWeb edLeader Panel sponsored by Project Tomorrow, Dr. Julie Evans, CEO of Project Tomorrow,…

Unpacking Research on COVID Learning Loss

Originally Posted: eSchoolNews According to an Education Week survey, classroom teachers spent the first six weeks after school closures troubleshooting connectivity and software issues, resulting in a 75 percent drop in instruction. Even as late as into the spring, classroom…

Restoring Learning at Scale in a Remote Environment

Disruption in learning caused by COVID-19 is the reality that school districts face this school year. K-12 education is evolving from a brick-and-mortar learning environment to learning both in-person and online. While this shift is challenging, to say the least,…

Helping Students with Autism Navigate a Socially Distanced Classroom

While many educators and students are returning to the familiar classrooms left abruptly in March, teaching this upcoming year will be anything but business as usual. A recent edWebinar, Aimee Dearmon, Speech and Language Pathologist (SLP) and Board Certified Behavior…

How to Improve Teacher Training for More Successful Remote Learning

When K–12 leaders implement expanded remote learning — whether at the start of the school year or as needed throughout the semester — teacher training will be crucial. The quick-fix tech training many schools offered in the spring will not provide the…

Strategies to Mitigate the COVID Slide

Lexia Learning’s Chief Learning Officer, Dr. Liz Brooke’s steadfast determination to ensure students of all abilities can become successful readers and confident learners, is the driving force behind all of her work. According to Brooke in a recent edWebinar, during this…

How to Improve Remote Learning Experiences

Any K–12 district CTO will tell you that transitioning a school community to a remote learning environment involves long-range strategic planning, resource allocation, focused sustainable professional development, and equitable access to devices and connectivity for students. However, the race was…

5 Tips to Design a Future-Focused Edtech Mindset in the Midst of a Pandemic

As of March 29, 2020, school closures due to COVID-19 have impacted at least 124,000 U.S. public and private schools and affected at least 55.1 million students, according to Education Week. In a recent edWebinar, Dr. Justin Aglio, Director of Academic…

Cultivating a School Culture that Promotes Executive Functioning

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the country struggle to move their brick-and-mortar classrooms to remote online learning environments. While empowering students to take the lead in their education is the vision and mission of school districts, the…

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