Education

Teacher continues online classes with students hours after surgery

Just a few hours after undergoing a medical procedure and still in the hospital recovering, teacher Stephany Hume from Garland ISD’s Sewell Elementary in Sachse got right back to work, connecting with her students online.
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Teachers use Bitmoji classrooms to reach students online

Going to school online can be unfamiliar and intimidating, especially for younger children. But some teachers are now using avatars to help to put their students at ease.
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Advice from parent on managing at-home teaching aide role: Be patient, take breaks

Some homes have turned into classrooms during the coronavirus pandemic, and many parents have stepped in to help their kids navigate “virtual” learning. But that’s not always easy for parents with more than one child learning at home.
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Families form 'pods' to maximize learning, socialization during COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 puts a halt to traditional learning, some families are coming up with their own ways to help their kids get not only education, but also socialization, while also keeping health guidelines in mind.
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More Than 2,000 Texas Students Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 Since Start of School Year

More than 2,000 Students Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 Since Start of School Year. The Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas Education Agency have launched a website for families to track the number of cases of COVID-19.
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The List of Best Colleges in the U.S and the World

US News and World Report is out with its annual look at colleges and universities. It looks at a hundred different ratings to find the best of the best.
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How to Help Students Manage Their Time With Distance Learning

Distance learning has blurred the line between classwork and homework. Dr. Gittens says it can be difficult for younger children particularly to balance homework and independent study time.
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Entire 5th Grade Class in Quarantine After Staff Tests Positive for COVID-19

An entire class of fifth graders in Texas is in quarantine after several school employees tested positive for COVID-19. Read the shocking story on RADIO.COM.
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Schools Devoting a Half-Hour of Each Online Day to Social, Emotional Health

As Philadelphia school students begin classes this week, part of their online school day will be spent navigating the emotions created by the pandemic.
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Experts Warn About Cyber Security During Remote Learning

Many parents have already carved out a spot in their house for their children to do their online learning. Experts are now warning others about cyber security during remote learning.
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