The MindShift podcastinvestigates innovations and issues that are shaping how children learn. Topics include “How Teachers Designed a School Centered On Caring Relationships,” “Why Ninth Grade Can Be a Big Shock For High School Students,” and “Overcoming Childhood Trauma: How Parents and Schools Work to Stop the Cycle.” This podcast is part of the MindShift education website, a division of KQED News. (KQED is an NPR/PBS member station based in San Francisco.) The MindShift site presents the episodes, as well as supplemental blog posts.
Against the backdrop of COVID-19, racial violence, and action for justice and healing, back-to-school is nothing like normal. But as schools reopen—online, in person, or both—Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) is offering a series of webinars that will look at the challenges of the moment.
Prepare for the unknown in impactful and highly relevant online professional development. Professional Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) has developed new and redesigned online programs tailored to meet the critical needs of educators in this moment. Whether you prefer a short-term asynchronous workshop, or a longer-length institute featuring live components, HGSE’s online programs are designed to fit a variety of schedules and learning preferences. Follow this link to learn more: hgse.me/online2020
The nonprofit Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) and several other organizations have released guidance to help schools meet the social and emotional needs of students as they return to school after prolonged closures.