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Multilingual Emergency Info Lacking

Non-English-speaking communities in the U.S. have voiced concern that coronavirus information is being communicated to them after the rest of the country and in less detail, creating a divide that could put...

Summary of U.S. Educational Aid Package

The federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocates $13.5 billion for K-12 education through a stabilization fund, of which at least 90% is intended for school districts through the...

Pop Stars Use Isolation to Learn (and Teach) Languages

Camila Cabello receiving an MTV Award (MTV International / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Cuban-American singer, songwriter, and actress Camila Cabello is teaching her boyfriend, Shawn Mendes to speak Spanish...

Harry Potter at Home

WizardingWorld.com is hosting Harry Potter At Home, a hub of information and activities for parents, children, and carers to discover the magic of Harry Potter, by reading or listening on their own or together...

The digital divide leaves millions at a disadvantage during the coronavirus pandemic

Amidst the flurry of social media updates about the COVID-19 pandemic, a chart illustrating the importance of flattening the curve has gone viral. The idea is that...

How to Succeed in Distance Education

With the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, many schools are closing their doors and shifting students and faculty to on-line study with little-to-no advanced notice nor training. I know...

Teleasamblea Informativa: Coronavirus y la Salud de Familias

Share with your family and friends and learn more about the latest developments about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the Hispanic community in the U.S. As...

Lockdown in Italy: What one teacher’s experience shows us about teaching online

“Where do you want to do your lessons today?” “Erm, well, I was teaching in the spare room yesterday so perhaps we could do a swap today?”

Podcast: Tips for Online Teaching

Trine University has launched a new podcast, The Onliners, to help educators who have found themselves suddenly thrust into the world of e-learning and online education. “Do less,” is today's theme—focus...

AERA Announces Cancellation of 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting

The American Educational Research Association announced today that it is cancelling plans for a virtual 2020 Annual Meeting in April. The decision was approved in a unanimous...