We won’t be going back to “normal,” post-pandemic. A year of profound disruption promises to reshape K-12 education, while also bringing new advances to the fore.
From the unknown emotional impacts of the pandemic to the uncertain extent of student learning loss, educators aren’t sure what awaits them when in-person learning resumes.
Some gifted students demonstrate their giftedness by participating well in class. Others may seem unengaged. That doesn’t mean they don’t understand what’s being taught.
Many teachers acknowledge that comparative assessment techniques, such as standardized tests, often measure performance more than knowledge. Students may recite information, ...