These apps can help students and teachers alike take a fresh approach to their mental health.
Teachers are dedicated. They’re trying to make the best of the challenges that the pandemic is presenting. But their stress levels are months ahead of what they should be.
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.
Once the school where I teach began giving lessons online through Google Meet, it didn’t take long to realize that teaching behind a screen is not the same as teaching in a school.
In-person instruction has been a common source of stress during what I have dubbed “The Year of COVID,” with instructions on how to teach changing by the second.
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.
While a range of programs aim to ensure kids have ready access to healthy meals throughout the school day, many K–12 students aren’t getting the food they need.