Researchers found that the reimagined Summer Success at Home program was feasible to operate, was popular with teachers and parents, and had at least modest success in helping the children learn literacy skills, early math skills and emotion understanding.
A new online mathematics tutoring program at West Virginia University is helping students navigate virtual learning.
– As the COVID-19 pandemic took hold in 2020, the list of things people could not do grew increasingly long.
But while going to the office, attending live events and gathering with large groups of friends became difficult or impossible, other activities grew in popularity – including online learning.
Bryan VanGronigen, assistant professor in the University of Delaware School of Education, was part of an 18-member research team that conducted interviews with 120 school principals across 19 states, examining their approach to crisis management in response to the pandemic.
This past year certainly hasn’t turned out to be what anyone expected. Our students have persevered, learning how to study in virtual classrooms and finding new ways to stay connected. We checked in with several students as they shared challenges they’ve faced since the start of the pandemic and advice for others navigating this new normal.
Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and Rutgers University–New Brunswick faculty experts are available to discuss the educational, economic, medical, mental/emotional and religious implications one year after the coronavirus lockdown. For interviews, please reach out to the listed contacts. Beth C.…
K–12 schools are offering education in a way the country and the world has never seen before. Cornell College education professors offer tips for parents and teachers for successful online learning.
By incorporating extended reality into teaching, CSU faculty enhance the learning experience in the classroom and online.
A study examining the early field experiences of student teachers in the area of secondary math education took a unique turn when COVID-19 prompted the closure of schools and a move to online learning. The shift gave a University of…
Free virtual event October 2-3 connecting cancer patients and caregivers with leading immunotherapy experts and patient advocates treated with immunotherapy
Fostering a sense of community and connection for college students will ensure a better remote learning experience in the fall, according to researchers from Rutgers University-New Brunswick.
The year 2020 hasn’t just been one for the history books: It’s made quite an impact on K-12 grade books as well. As the COVID-19 pandemic drags on into another school year, the school playground has instead become a battleground for adults — teachers, parents, school administrators, public health officials, lawmakers — rowing over the future of education: Should schools reopen? Is remote learning just as effective as in-person classes, and is the technology available to ensure equity for all students? For schools that open, is enough funding available to effectively protect teachers and students from COVID-19? For those that don’t, what about parents’ need to return to work despite the need for at-home teaching? For answers, we turned to Bradley Marianno, a UNLV College of Education professor and expert on teachers’ unions.
The latest research from Notre Dame’s Chloe Gibbs explores how time spent in school affects children’s cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes. This research finds that more instructional time in the early years has important benefits for children over the short- and long-term, particularly children learning English and those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
As school districts grapple with how to plan for the start of the 2020 school year, parents, teachers, and administrators are divided on the best approach. Sociologists study education, families, inequality, access, and a number of other issues related to schools reopening.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is offering Master of Business Administration (MBA) students the opportunity to embrace the best of on-campus and online learning through a new flexible MBA program.
In one of the largest educational field experiments ever conducted, a team co-led by a Cornell researcher found that promising interventions to help students complete online courses were not effective on a massive scale – suggesting that targeted solutions are needed to help students in different circumstances or locations.
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business has launched a new suite of courses on digital product management available to learners across the world.
In the spring 2020 semester, more than 2,000 students and 242 professors, teaching assistants and mentors relied on Submitty, the open-source tool designed and built by students, faculty, and teaching assistants at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
The switch to online education has been a difficult adjustment for educational institutions across the country, but students are missing out on much more than in-class learning. Adam Laats, professor of education and history at Binghamton University, State University of…
The U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences has awarded the National Center for Research on Education Access and Choice (REACH) at Tulane University a $100,000 contract to collect data from approximately 150,000 school websites across the country to see how the nation’s education system is responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
Like thousands of K-12 Michigan teachers, Wendy Skinner wasn’t sure where to turn when the Michigan Department of Education released its “Learning at a Distance” guideline in early April, requiring teachers to help students maintain and continue learning outside the classroom during the COVID-19 crisis.
Project Florence enhances skills of nurses serving critically ill patients; curriculum is free to hospitals worldwide
Rapid strategic pivots due to the coronavirus pandemic, digital disruption at massive scale and increasingly global, complex organizations — the need for lifelong learning to advance leadership capabilities and technical skills has never been greater.
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) leaders and experts in the field of human factors and ergonomics are available and willing to serve as expert resources for creating more comfortable, safer, and more productive home-based work and school environments during these unprecedented times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. There are creative ways to establish ergonomic workspaces and practices to help avoid discomfort and injury due to increased home-based computer usage.
A recent highlight of the University of Virginia Darden School of Business Executive MBA academic calendar has been the “Marketing Technology Products” elective delivered every spring in San Francisco. The Second Year course sponsored by the Batten Institute focuses on the influence of technology in business models and marketing, with themes that vary year to year
As the number of cases of COVID-19 multiplies and the duration of school closures increases, school districts are struggling with the feasibility of providing students with online learning opportunities. A new report from Michigan State University’s Quello Center reveals the challenges schools face if they plan to move online.
Students who used immersive virtual reality (VR) did not learn significantly better than those who used two more traditional forms of learning, but they vastly preferred the VR to computer-simulated and hands-on methods, a new Cornell study has found
Parents and teachers are navigating unchartered territory as students are mandated to learn online while sheltering at home. “Rapid movement to online learning does not come without concerns and challenges for both educators and parents,” says Nicol Howard, professor in…
The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered classrooms from P-12 schools to the nation’s top universities and forced educators to quickly adapt instruction to the virtual realm. Online learning experts – William Beasley, Ugur Kale and Jiangmei Yuan – offer the following…
As the coronavirus continues to spread, children are transitioning to virtual learning that can be done safely at home. Teachers have been tasked with preparing online lessons and students and parents may be facing apprehension moving into a brave new world of education. Experts at the University of New Hampshire say the most important thing to do is to take a deep breath and stay calm.
Binghamton University offers live or pre-taped interviews powered by a state-of-the-art ReadyCam television studio system, available at a moment’s notice. Our system can broadcast live HD audio and video to networks, news agencies, and affiliates interviewing Binghamton faculty, students, and staff.…
The list of schools canceling classes indefinitely is growing, and day-to-day life has been disrupted like never before – all because of increased social distancing measures to stop the spread of COVID-19. This lack of routine, coupled with the fear of an unknown illness, can be overwhelming for children. A pediatric psychologist with the Children’s Learning Institute at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) explains what parents can do to maintain a sense of normalcy for their children during this time.
Notre Dame Professor Susan Blum, author of I Love Learning; I Hate School: An Anthropology of College, is a leader in unconventional classroom instruction. Through rigorous research and implementation in her own classes, she’s restructured the typical assignment/grades paradigm. Blum encourages students to try…
Rush University College of Nursing rose to the No. 1 spot among 183 schools eligible for the graduate nursing programs category in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Online Programs list released today.
Distance learning plays a key role in helping to solve the U.S.’s nursing shortage as advanced practice nurses, functioning in both inpatient and outpatient settings, can increase accessibility to high quality and cost-effective care. This is particularly true for underserved rural and urban populations.