Best Of 9 Public NC
Here are the top 9 stories, resources, and news from the week in North Carolina Public Education.
The Friday Institute is partnering with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to provide professional learning opportunities for educators to support their implementation of remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis. Sessions will be run multiple times and will change week by week.
While students are staying home, social emotional learning is especially important now more than ever. Today we look at the mental health needs that many kids may be facing at home right now and ways to support social emotional learning from a distance.
Both the State Board of Education and the education working group of the House select committee on COVID-19 met virtually yesterday, giving further information on the impact of the pandemic, among other things. Peter Hans, president of the North Carolina Community College System, addressed the House select committee.
Suddenly, you’re not in the same physical space as your students. We asked teachers to share strategies for maintaining relationships—both peer-to-peer and student-teacher—when everything’s gone remote.
‘We’re Doing School in a Different Way’: One Nonprofit Took Early Lead in Preparing Districts for Distance Learning During Pandemic
When she read in late February that the coronavirus could infect as many as 70 percent of Americans, Emily Freitag was “primed” to prepare for its effect on schools. She grew up near New Rochelle, New York, one of the first U.S. hot spots of the virus, and her husband, who analyzes international hotel data, saw the effects of the looming pandemic early.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced widespread school closures in the United States in an unprecedented disruption of K-12 schooling.
When Henry County Schools, along with the rest of the districts in Georgia, closed down because of the novel coronavirus, Jolie Hardin, executive director of leadership development and employment services for the district, knew there was one March event that couldn’t be postponed.
Helping Students Adversely Affected by School Closures, Secretary DeVos Announces Broad Flexibilities for States to Cancel Testing During National Emergency
WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today students impacted by school closures due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can bypass standardized testing for the 2019-2020 school year.
As I prepared for my first college semester, Hurricane Betsy slammed into New Orleans with 145 miles-per-hour gusts, and Loyola University told us incoming students to stay away for a while.