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Research: School Counselors and COVID-19 [downloadable]

In a new report, Harvard Graduate School of Education researchers explored how counselors are adapting to meet student needs, where the challenges are, and how schools, districts, and states can support and provide resources to reinforce counselors’ work. Read more ›

Supporting Teenagers in a Pandemic

When it comes to supporting teenagers during the pandemic, schools and families need to work together to coordinate social-emotional as well as academic support — whether learning ends up taking place at home or in the classroom. Read more ›

PE Adapts for Social Distancing and Virtual Learning

In an attempt to keep students physically active during the pandemic, schools are replacing traditional physical education contact exercises with programming that emphasizes individual skill and strength progress rather than team achievements. Read more ›

Teens’ Social Media Use is Up During Pandemic, and So Is Their Parents’ Concern

Parents weigh in on their kids and social media. Turns out, there’s widespread worry.

That’s according to new survey results from Lurie Children’s Hospital. With remote learning and social distancing in place during the pandemic, social media use is up. That’s no surprise, but some of the statistics are. Read more ›

Educators Find Strategies Fostering SEL, Play for Youngest Students as Coronavirus Continues

As preschools open this fall, educators are looking at new ways to support playtime and foster sharing even amid social distancing.

Some choices schools are making permit students to be physically closer when they’re outside, and even shift activities, like sensory tables, to outdoor spaces. And while indoors, one preschool assigns students their own activity spaces, to help them stay physically apart while still playing. Read more ›

Fall 2020 List of Free Resources for Schools During COVID-19 Outbreak [web resource]

As most schools in the U.S. remain closed to students, education technology companies have stepped forward to help educators reach students in virtual ways. T|H|E Journal has assembled a list of free resources and categorized them by topic. Read more ›

Campaign Urges Turning Captions on to Improve Reading Skills

Want to promote more reading? Encourage students and families to turn on the captions while they stream video. That’s what a new literacy campaign targeting students aged 8 to 12 is promoting. Read more ›

How ’Empathy Interviews’ Help Some Districts Cope With COVID

Some administrators are keeping tabs on the entire community’s social-emotional wellbeing by having their staffs conduct regular “empathy interviews” with students and their families. Read more ›

Colleges Go Virtual to Address Growing Mental Health Needs

The coronavirus is taking a toll on students’ mental health, and colleges are turning to virtual services to help learners cope during the pandemic. Read more ›

Online Learning: How to Help Middle School Students Develop Crucial Skills This Year

For tweens and young teens, navigating distance learning this school year will require an array of skills they might not yet have developed, writes middle school director and author Jody Passanisi for MiddleWeb. Without the rules and routines of a physical classroom—the external “regulatory systems” that allow kids this age to learn from watching peers and teachers—middle school students will need extra help to build up the self-regulatory skills needed to “set themselves up for success physically, materially, and emotionally.” Read more ›

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