I have a number of regular weekly features (see HERE IS A LIST (WITH LINKS) OF ALL MY REGULAR WEEKLY FEATURES).
This is a relatively new addition to that list.
Some of these resources will be added to The Best Advice On Teaching K-12 Online (If We Have To Because Of The Coronavirus) – Please Make More Suggestions! and the best will go to The “Best Of The Best” Resources To Support Teachers Dealing With School Closures.
Here are this week’s choices:
How Teachers Want Emergency Distance Learning Improved is a new Edutopia article featuring several teachers (including me) from around the country talking about their remote teaching experiences.
“Without a doubt, the biggest takeaway is that ed tech is not the future… it is not going to replace the caring, the social-emotional growth and the academic needs that students..: get from being in the classroom with a teacher.” @Larryferlazzo https://t.co/IqtZteZvXT
— Shane Safir (@ShaneSafir) June 9, 2020
Worried About Those “Big” Losses on School Tests Because Of Extended Stays At Home? They May Not Even Happen, And If They Do, They May Not Matter Much At All! (David Berliner) appeared in Larry Cuban’s blog.
UK drops plan to get all young children in school by summer is from The Washington Post.
Expect hybrid learning to become norm this fall is from CAL Matters. I’m adding it to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING WHAT SCHOOLS WILL LOOK LIKE IN THE FALL.
As coronavirus took jobs or workers fell ill, teen children have toiled full-time, becoming lifelines is from The Washington Post. Many our students were in this situation.
Students in masks? Sick kids staying home? Teachers aren’t convinced plans will keep them safe. is from The Washington Post. You might be interested in my previous post, ARE 800,000 OF US OLDER TEACHERS NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO TEACH IN A PHYSICAL CLASSROOM NEXT YEAR?