The Small Online Kindness (SOK) Generatoris a web tool that encourages educators to consider how to best express the kindest and most empathetic intention when they communicate remotely with another person.
The novel coronavirus pandemic set off a race for schools to launch remote learning efforts to keep children from falling behind. In “The Digital Divide and Remote Learning,” an episode of Harvard EdCast, Lecturer Uche Amaechi, EdD ‘16, illuminates the tension that arises for schools trying to find a balance in continuing education in equitable ways for all students.
Are you unsure of where to start in supporting English learners with exceptional needs?Many educators do not receive training in this critical and complex area, and it can be overwhelming to try to figure it all out on their own. In TESOL’s new online course, “Supporting English Learners with Exceptional Needs,” teachers can build their knowledge of English learners with disabilities and engage in discussions, activities, and projects that will prepare them to help learners reach their potential.
Thanks to an international partnership between the Mexican Ambassador to the US, Martha Bárcena, and the Center for Applied Linguistics, teachers across the United States have free online access to hundreds of multimedia Spanish resources, including complete textbooks, lesson plans, videoclips, and maps.
Facing History and Ourselves supports teachers and students in making sense of the rapidly evolving circumstances around the novel coronavirus and in effectively using whatever educational “class time” they have together. Teachers can view three on-demand webinar series in which they will explore remote teaching strategies and approaches to creating community and sustaining student-centered learning in a digital environment.