Category: K-12

Covid: Pandemic ‘having crushing impact on young lives’

By Matthew
February 15, 2021

The pandemic is having a “crushing impact” on children and young people’s lives, the Children’s Commissioner for Wales has said. It comes as a report into the impact of the […]

Italy’s schools set to reopen as NGOs highlight risks of remote learning

By Matthew
February 11, 2021

After days of long and difficult talks, Italy has decided it will reopen its primary and middle schools on Thursday. Secondary schools are also expected to reopen from Monday, but […]

Measuring the Impact of the Coronavirus on Teachers, Students and Schools

By Matthew
February 2, 2021

Education officials are assessing and untangling all the ways schools have been reporting data and making decisions and filtering them into common metrics and a usable format. THE BIDEN administration is […]

Chil­dren’s digital skills pos­it­ively af­fect learn­ing out­comes

By Matthew
January 21, 2021

Findings from 110 studies published in 64 countries point that digital skills play a key role for children’s and young people’s learning, participation and other opportunities. International research also reveals […]

Gaps in education systems will be exacerbated if education is not prioritized within pandemic response plans

By Matthew
January 21, 2021

“The region has an urgent need to plan and define priority actions to guarantee the safety of school operations and educational attention to the most vulnerable populations”. This is the […]

Schools should look for long-term solutions to digital divide

By Matthew
December 16, 2020

Dive Brief: New research released today shows technology access for remote students is better this fall than last spring, highlighting that schools responded swiftly to improve remote learning formats and […]

Pupils can learn more effectively through stories than activities

By Matthew
December 16, 2020

Storytelling — the oldest form of teaching — is the most effective way of teaching primary school children about evolution, say researchers at the Milner Centre for Evolution at the […]

Study shows strong links between music and math

By Matthew
December 16, 2020

Music educator Martin J. Bergee thought that if he could just control his study for the myriad factors that might have influenced previous ones — race, income, education, etc. — […]

Remote Learning Will Stay Even After the Pandemic

By Matthew
December 16, 2020

When the pandemic is over, there’s at least one thing that’s likely to stick around in many K-12 schools: online learning.Twenty percent of district and charter management organizations said in […]

Kids Are Behind in Math Because of COVID-19

By Matthew
December 16, 2020

Children math results have declined during the COVID-19 pandemic. Because schools were disrupted, testing experienced the same thing and now it is not an easy task to understand exactly how […]