In March, when COVID-19 first hit, there were many funny memes from parents and celebrities alike saying teachers should be paid millions because home schooling is hard. Six months later, teachers are getting pink slips instead.
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September 20, 2020
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Lots of challenges have arisen in remote teaching and learning during COVID-19, and cheating on tests has been one of them. Guest blogger Tom Guskey explains how to prevent that from happening.
August 22, 2020
All principals are dealing with COVID-19, and some are dealing with wildfires or hurricanes at the same time. Those issues, on top of increasing job demands, are pushing principals to the breaking point. We need to do something about that.
June 28, 2020
School communities are devising numerous ways to bring back students in the fall. Still, there are really only three instructional options for teachers.
June 22, 2020
Principals tend to say they want their teachers to do more inquiry and less direct instruction. Perhaps those principals should model what it looks like? Here's how.
June 14, 2020
Many people are unsure about what they can do about educational issues relating to race as well as the pandemic. Giving the people who can help us a seat at the table is a good start.
June 10, 2020
During the pandemic, instructional coaches find themselves working with teachers on many issues. One of the most critical they are addressing now is how to find a sense of peace, balance, and rejuvenation.
June 07, 2020
When it comes to remote teaching and learning, a combination of the flipped model and reciprocal learning may be the way to elevate the voices of participants and find some inspiration during this exhausting time.
June 02, 2020
As our friends on social media battle over who is fanning the flames of the riots and which political party is best for fixing our societal issues, we need to look at how we can stop oppressing groups who have consistently been marginalized.
May 26, 2020
What are you learning right now on your own, without teachers? It's an important question to ask students, and we can't do it if we always use the mute function when teaching them.