Student absences are not a new issue in education, and the lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have only added to this growing problem.
Teachers are currently under an increasing amount of pressure to interpret their students’ drawings and better understand what can indicate a potential threat.
Classroom educators have a unique influence in helping students navigate not just the academic but also the social challenges of post-pandemic education.
Teachers and parents are scrabbling for the right tools to help them with managing students. Too many are coming up empty-handed in this new world of distance learning.
Would K-12 students be able to maintain physical distance? Could they keep their mouths and noses covered? COVID-19 seemed to present a daunting classroom-management challenge.
As school districts nationwide grapple with re-entry concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic, the most basic needs of some of our most vulnerable children may be overlooked.
Disciplinary problems were high, student achievement was low, and so was my patience. I knew I couldn’t do this again the following year, so I decided to change my approach.