Bryan Lee, a rising senior at Harvard University, has spent the last several months building a videoconferencing system called Congregate. Its purpose is to recreate the moment of walking into a room and choosing which group of people to sit with.
During this time of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, schools and families are working urgently to find the right supports for their children with disabilities. The Diverse Learners Cooperative offers “Conducting Virtual IEP Meetings,” a guide for IEP teams to use as they navigate their meetings to find solutions for their students.
Emma Pass, an author and former Nevada teacher, is offering an abridged version of her current work in progress—The Hybrid Teacher: Survival Guide—free for a limited time to all educators getting ready to teach within an online or hybrid model.
ClearTheList connects schools and teachers with corporations, organizations, and community members that are looking to contribute to the enhancement of learning opportunities for all students. The hashtag #ClearTheList has been popping up on social media as teachers get ready to welcome students back to school.
In a report on reopening schools in the United States, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine offers an updated review of the evidence from around the world and a set of recommendations on mitigation strategies for the coronavirus in school settings.