When teachers are stressed, students face more discipline

"If we want to make schools a positive place for student learning, we first need to ensure it is a positive workplace for teachers."

Brian Consiglio-Missouri • futurity
Sept. 17, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: education stress society-and-culture teachers

Expert: COVID makes STEM education gaps more dire

With the COVID-19 pandemic, making sure every child has access to a quality STEM education is even more difficult. But there are reasons to be hopeful, too.

Noelle Toumey Reetz-Georgia State • futurity
Sept. 15, 2020 ~7 min

Tags: education science-and-technology society-and-culture socioeconomic-status stem-careers race-and-ethnicity

Retaking the SAT could get more students to college

"We provide the first causal evidence that retaking the SAT can substantially improve the college enrollment outcomes of students."

Jennifer French Giarratano-Georgia State • futurity
Sept. 4, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: education society-and-culture socioeconomic-status race-and-ethnicity standardized-testing

Retaking the SAT could get more students to college

"We provide the first causal evidence that retaking the SAT can substantially improve the college enrollment outcomes of students."

Jennifer French Giarratano-Georgia State • futurity
Sept. 4, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: education society-and-culture socioeconomic-status race-and-ethnicity standardized-testing

Reopening elementary schools carries less COVID-19 risk than high schools – but that doesn't guarantee safety

New research points to why reopening elementary schools is the safest bet and what else needs to happen for schools to have the best chance of staying open.

Justin Remais, Associate Professor and Chair of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley • conversation
Aug. 25, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: education health covid-19 coronavirus schools pandemic science high-school k-12-education mathematical-models teachers k-12-online-learning elementary-schools

School nurses should be leading the COVID-19 response, but many schools don't have one

School nurses were already overwhelmed, with hundreds of students and staff in their charge. Now, COVID-19 screenings and testing have become their priority.

Meg Sorg, Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, Purdue University • conversation
Aug. 25, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: education health children covid-19 coronavirus schools pandemic nursing vaccines public-schools k-12-education significant-figures pediatric-care

Survey: Only 33% of Americans think return to school is safe

Americans' support for returning to in-person classes varies by gender, ethnicity, and political affiliation, a new survey shows.

Megan Schumann-Rutgers • futurity
Aug. 20, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: education covid-19 parents childrens-health surveys featured health-and-medicine

How tech can keep virtual music class pitch perfect

A variety of online technologies and music-making software will help educators set the stage for virtual music class and performances, one expert says.

Amy Patterson Neubert-Purdue • futurity
Aug. 19, 2020 ~5 min

Tags: education covid-19 music society-and-culture

Students who get homework answers online do worse on tests

The ease with which students can find answers to homework assignments online is hurting their retention and their grades, a new study finds.

Megan Schumann-Rutgers • futurity
Aug. 18, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: education mobile-devices featured society-and-culture college-students

Kids are bigger coronavirus spreaders than many doctors realized – here’s how schools can lower the risk

Checking for symptoms is just the beginning. Here are 10 ways schools can help keep children, families and faculty safe.

Lucine Francis, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing • conversation
Aug. 18, 2020 ~8 min

Tags: education health teaching covid-19 coronavirus schools pandemic science online-learning social-distancing research virtual-learning

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