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  • Online Learning

    How to Support LGBTQ Students During Distance Learning

    Teachers can be a real lifeline for queer or gender nonconforming students who don’t feel accepted at home.
    Laura McGuire
  • Place-Based Learning

    With Safety in Mind, Schools Take Classes Outdoors

    There are plenty of logistics to consider, but educators say outdoor classes keep kids and teachers safer—and provide much-needed fresh air.
    Laura Lee
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    Showing Up for Conversations About Social Justice

    It takes courage to reflect on your own privilege, but when teachers commit to vulnerability during class discussions, it builds respect and trust.
  • Social and Emotional Learning

    What Teens Say They Need, and How Schools Can Adjust

    Students say they want a voice in the big education decisions that affect their lives—and their top concerns are backed by plenty of research.
More Coronavirus Coverage
  • School Leadership

    Testing the Waters of Bringing Students Back to School

    Using strict health guidelines and restructured classrooms, some schools reopen in Northern California for the students who need them most.
  • Culturally Responsive Teaching

    6 Ways to be an Antiracist Educator

    Educator Dena Simmons on engaging in antiracist work in the classroom.
  • Mental Health

    How to Respond When a Student Acts Out

    Research shows that disciplining a child when they’re in the middle of an emotional outburst isn’t effective. Try these strategies instead.
  • Classroom Technology

    Green Screen Videos Bring Content to Life

    When students create videos using green screen backgrounds, they can make their thinking visible and explore beyond classroom walls.
Family Engagement

Why Learning at Home Should Be More Self-Directed—and Less Structured

Simone Kern

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