3 ways to promote social skills in homebound kids

By Elizabeth Englander Professor of Psychology, and the Director of the Massachusetts Aggression Reduction Center (MARC), Bridgewater State University (excerpt from With the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic getting worse in most of the country, a growing number of school districts from San Francisco to Atlanta have determined that a return to daily in-person instruction isn’t yet safe or viable. They aim to…

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Only one fifth of school students with disability had enough support during the remote learning period

By Helen Dickinson, Catherine Smith and Sophie Yates ( Only 22% of family members and carers of students with a disability agreed they had received adequate educational support during the pandemic. Many respondents in our new research, and survey, on behalf of Children and Young People with Disability Australia (CYDA) reported being forgotten in the shift to remote learning, or…

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What We’re Learning About Online Learning

By Benedict Carey (The New York Times) As virtual classrooms and online learning proliferate, researchers are working to quantify what works and what doesn’t. Nate Zim, a junior at Lab High School in Manhattan, with his mother, Corey Zim, at home in March as he logged onto his first virtual classroom, a Spanish class.Credit…Benjamin Norman for The New York Times Over…

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