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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June 28, 2020
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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.
May 17, 2020
We are over 8 weeks into this pandemic and teachers and leaders all over North America are engaged in pandemic teaching. But, the fall is coming and we will find ourselves in this position once again. We need virtual instructional leadership to move from pandemic teaching to virtual learning.
May 10, 2020
Pandemic teaching and learning is difficult for many reasons. In a survey of more than 350 teachers across grade levels, they tell us why.
May 03, 2020
Adults talk so much about what pandemic learning should look like, but they never seem to ask the students. This is how students feel about it.