Tag: distance learning

Feds Lay Out Rules for English Learners during Closures

The U.S. Department of Education has issued a factsheet clarifying states’ responsibilities to English learners (ELs) and their parents during the extended school closures: Annual ELP Assessment — If a state educational agency (SEA) cannot administer English language proficiency (ELP) assessments in spring 2020 due to COVID-related school closures,...

Six Keys to Success

We find ourselves in unprecedented times as the COVID-19 pandemic has shut down our schools for an indefinite amount of time. As educators, we are scrambling to adapt to what distance learning means and how to best serve our students. In the past few weeks, many teachers have been bombarded with thousands...

Solutions-Based Nonprofit Provides Tools and Community

mindSpark Learning's free Online Toolkit contains:  A unique series that focuses on creating robust strategic plans for your school or district for the upcoming school yearRecurring, short how-to videos with quick tips and tricks for immediate use in your virtual classroomDistance/remote learning FAQ30-min and 90-min webinars on remote teaching,...

Idioma Education & Consulting’s Top Tips for Teaching in a Virtual Classroom

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lPMivQOJt4&feature=youtu.be&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=88084379&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9DasMAUXrT4MW8PdcBlARppOxUVpOdJFIky8SGNXY53gf03wotca3NS0VWWPQ8MNpHcZwUNdK-AP9AS_1Lnf7w5mJQeYXsdfOD3UPIq-f2qHm0gWY&utm_content=88084379&utm_source=hs_email "It’s no secret that the current pandemic is challenging all of us to be more creative and innovative as educators. For the time being, the traditional classroom has become a thing of the past and the virtual classroom is here — perhaps before you felt ready for it to become your...

Former Apple Company Launches Analytics Tools for Distance-Learning

PowerSchool, a tech-education company once owned by Apple Inc, is launching new data analysis tools for millions of educators using its distance learning platform. With the learning gap growing as school closures continue because of the COVID-19 pandemic, data visualization will help educators identify and address gaps with personalized learning and resources,...

NEA Poll: Low Online Attendance, Equity Top Educators’ Concerns

With school buildings closed across the country due to the coronavirus pandemic, a new poll shows educators and their students face significant challenges in making the difficult transition to distance learning. The poll, which surveyed 1,936 National Education Association members, shows the complexity of teaching students with disabilities, providing the same level...
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