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Educators Share What’s Working in Distance Learning

MIND Research Institute

There is nothing black-and-white about how to best support our students and families,” said Dr. Barbara Adams, principal at Findley Elementary School in Des Moines, IA. May 5, 2020. March 31, 2020. March 31, 2020. March 31, 2020.

Every student needs summer school this year to combat coronavirus learning loss

The Hechinger Report

Rising fourth graders listen as a teacher reads a book at an elementary school summer program in Silver Spring, MD. are doling out computers and providing access to Wi-Fi — ostensibly essential learning tools — because of the coronavirus emergency.

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Coronavirus is poised to inflame inequality in schools

The Hechinger Report

According to the latest survey data from the Pew Research Center, 73 percent of adults have broadband internet at home. If entire K-12 districts move online, what can schools expect of early elementary schoolers?

A Tiny Microbe Upends Decades of Learning

The Hechinger Report

There is no one-size-fits-all remedy and no must-have suite of digital learning tools. Blaney Elementary School in Elgin, S.C., on March 18, 2020. Many broadband providers are also adding capacity, lifting caps on data and offering extended free trial periods.

Leading the Digital Transformation in Rural Districts During Crisis and Beyond

One of the first challenges rural districts face is broadband access. The presenters emphasized constant, consistent communication with all constituents, explaining what edtech tools the school is using, why they are using them, and the expectations for the students.

This College Program Wants to Help Schools Use Technology With Intention


schools accessing high-speed broadband, and devices all but ubiquitous in the classroom, the question is no longer whether teachers and students are using technology, but how. Teachers themselves report a lack of confidence using technology tools in the classroom.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?” Jeb Bush’s lieutenant governor, as assistant secretary of elementary and secondary education, the top post at the Education Department overseeing K–12 policy.” science and student exchange programs through the end of the current budget cycle in 2020.” Illuminate Education has acquired visualization tool eduCLIMBER.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Still in its early stages, this ambitious project relies on a little-known public resource – a slice of electromagnetic spectrum the federal government long ago set aside for schools – called the Educational Broadband Service (EBS). Via The New York Times : “ New York to Shorten Standardized Tests in Elementary and Middle Schools.” ” Via Edsurge : “Education Technology Tools for Adult Learners Get Mixed Results From SRI Study.”