Facilitating Continuity of Learning During COVID-19’s Disruption
As of March 17, 2020, 115 countries have announced or implemented school and university closures; 105 countries have shut schools nationwide, impacting almost 959.2 million children and youth; and a further 10 countries have implemented localized school closures to prevent or contain the spread of COVID-19. UNESCO has developed, and is maintaining, a map of learners affected by school closures caused by this global pandemic. In response to COVID-19’s effect on schools and education, the Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) has developed a list of resources to support the provision of education in places affected by the virus, with particular focus on distance learning, alternative education, elearning, and psychosocial support.
Rejection can be hard to take, especially when you’ve poured
so much time and effort into a great proposal for your school or classroom. You
may not know how to proceed after putting your best efforts into a proposal
that doesn’t make the cut. A rejected proposal doesn’t have to be the end of
your search. Here are some tips on what to do after your proposal is rejected.
A research study by Horace Mann Educators Corporation, “Closing the Learning Gap: How frontline educators want to address lost learning due to COVID-19,” is based on a nationally representative survey of 941 US educators, including public school K–12 teachers, administrators, and support personnel.
Apply today for the Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together 2021. The annual Sphere Summit is a full-scholarship professional development program for educators of grades 5–12 that will take place June 27–July 1 and July 25–July 29 in Washington, DC. The summit will offer a hybrid experience, which will allow for both in-person and online attendance.