The Daily: The Science of School Reopenings. Michael barbaro From The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro.
This is “The Daily.” Today: Across the world, no country with infection rates as high as the U.S. has tried to reopen schools. Pam Belluck on the potential risks and rewards of that plan. It’s Wednesday, July 22. Pam, where does the United States officially stand on reopening schools in the fall? Pam belluck So officially, the Trump administration has been saying in recent weeks that it really wants schools to open. archived recording Well, good morning all.
There was a press conference earlier this month where Vice President Pence and a string of administration officials were basically saying — archived recording (mike pence) It’s absolutely essential that we get our kids back into classroom for in-person learning. — schools should open. The Daily: Why Teachers Aren't Ready to Reopen Schools. Michael barbaro From The New York Times, I’m Michael Barbaro.
This is “The Daily.” [music] So far, the debate over school reopenings has been dominated by a president who is determined to send students back into classrooms — archived recording (donald trump) We want to reopen the schools. . — and by local school officials, who are answering that call. So we’re very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools. Today: My colleague Dana Goldstein on why teachers and their unions are defying those plans. It’s Thursday, August 13. Mindshift: How Culturally Relevant Teaching Can Build Relationships While Students Are Home. Teachers submitted resources and lesson plans relevant to the times and students' experiences.
There were resources on understanding the virus and how to interpret pandemic data. Coronavirus brought renewed attention to systemic racism because of the way Black, Indigenous and Latino people died from the infection at disproportionate rates. The Black Lives Matter protests that emerged from the killing of George Floyd by a white police officer in Minneapolis also amplified the need for systemic change. Mental health was a top priority as students were seeing trauma unfold around them. Pivoting to Student Pandemic Journal Before the coronavirus outbreak, keeping a journal wasn't exactly part of the curriculum for English teacher Anthony Voulgarides.
“My family, we call him ‘The Newspaper’ because, you know, he knew everybody and everyone knew about him,” she said of her uncle. When I told you I got into Brandeis, the first thing you did was come over and bring me a cake. MindShift: High schoolers share how missing out on seminal events like prom and graduation have affected their mental state. "It’s Friday, June 5th and today I graduated high school from my couch.
They showed graduation slides with the graduate’s name, photo and message and I got pretty excited when I finally saw my slide after probably 200 other slides. But my heart kind of dropped when the announcer pronounced my name wrong. You know, it’s graduation, it’s already disappointing enough that we’re having a virtual graduation, instead of an in person one. So for my name to be pronounced wrong, in addition to having my entire high school experience summed up by a five second grad slide, it was super disappointing. I just don’t really feel like I’ve graduated. " "However, I did feel better after picking up my diploma in person. “This is Qadir Scott. “I’m going to Morehouse [College] in the fall. "It's Saturday, June 6th.
You know, it’s crazy, honestly, it’s about time. Cult Of Pedagogy: Creating Moments of Genuine Connection Online. Between Worlds: How can we harness disruptive technology to reinvent learning experience. When people ask me what our best insurance is against being made irrelevant by AI, I always reply: rethink education.
On this week’s show, I spoke to someone doing just that. Richard Culatta is the CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and prior to which, was the chief innovation officer for the state of Rhode Island and the director of the Office of Educational Technology for the U.S. Department of Education. For Richard, the future of education is more than just digital textbooks or electronic whiteboards - the real challenge is whether we can leverage disruptive technology to fundamentally reimagine the experience of learning. Duplicating existing education processes are doomed for failure, as is any approach that treats all students the same.
Cult of Pedagogy: Tips for Starting a Podcast. Cult of Pedagogy: Everything You Need to Know About Building a Great Screencast Video. Cult of Pedagogy: 9 Ways Online Teaching Should be Different from Face-to-Face. Profile of a 5th grade chorus remote learning experience. The Reveal podcast by The Center for Investigative Reporting: Discussion of how the digital divide has led to drastically unequal remote learning experiences.
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