Presented by Kathleen Fredette, Director of STEAM Initiatives, iLEAD Schools; Dr. Deirdre Pilch, Superintendent, Greeley-Evans School District 6 (CO); and Demetrius Reden, STEM Teacher and SmartLab Facilitator, Charles R. Drew Academy (TX)
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted school districts, students, staff, and families in unprecedented ways. In response to the learning loss, reduced instruction time, and low student engagement, the federal and state governmental agencies allocated ESSER I, II, and III funds to districts to utilize over the next two to three years.
Presented by Jimmy Brehm, Vice President of Academic Planning and Solution Development, Scholastic Inc.; and Jenni Brasington, National Director of Family Engagement, Scholastic Education Solutions
Faced with fast-changing instructional models, varying infection rates, decreasing revenue sources, and a variety of natural disasters, how can education finance officials meet the short-term needs of their districts as well as longer-term requirements? During a recent edLeader Panel sponsored by Gaggle, four experts shared their recent experiences and current perspectives on the issues and challenges that school districts have been coping with during the past six months. They also discussed interim solutions and plans for the future, all of which are continuing to evolve.
As we head rapidly towards back-to-school time, schools and districts are facing rapidly changing circumstances as a result of the coronavirus. MCH Strategic Data has released a map to help everyone involved in education to keep up with the latest information and data. View the map here. Here is more information on this new resource.
In this edWebinar, author Jen Alexander recognize how the stress of the pandemic and subsequent events may affect educators.
Preparing learners for academic success is essential. But students must be able to carry what they learn from school to the real world where they will ultimately live and work. In a recent edLeader Panel, educators and entrepreneurs—committed to developing students’ academic and lifelong skills—shared strategies and tools designed to propel student engagement, strengthen academic proficiency, and build young people’s capacity for gainful employment and financial well-being.
In this informative edLeader Panel, industry experts Dr. Kecia Ray and Susan Gentz will bring together a panel of education leaders to discuss maximizing district budgets.
Join this edWebinar to deepen your understanding of Tier 1 SEB supports and get guidance on integrating these supports into your back-to-school plans.
In a recent edWebinar sponsored by NWEA, “Articulating a Plan for Addressing Interrupted Learning: Best Teacher Practices for Back-to-School 2020,” NWEA Strategic Content Design Coordinator Brooke Mabry highlighted instructional approaches that can fill COVID-driven academic gaps and put every student on a fast track to grade level. However it shapes out, the school day has been redefined. These few months of interrupted education call for a rethinking of how students learn.