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Parents, studies show most kids have done just fine in remote schooling. Here’s how to survive the home stretch

Parents, studies show most kids have done just fine in remote schooling. Here’s how to survive the home stretch

With nearly half of Australia’s population in lockdown, a lot of children and young people are still not attending face-to-face school. In Melbourne students in year 12 go back to the classroom this week, and there are staggered return plans for the rest of the year levels. Preps and grades 1 and 2 will return part time […] … learn more→

For many immigrant students, remote learning during COVID-19 comes with more hurdles

For many immigrant students, remote learning during COVID-19 comes with more hurdles

Schools across the U.S. responded to the COVID-19 pandemic last spring with an unprecedented shift to remote learning – a trend that has continued into the new school year for many districts. Millions of children now use laptops and tablets at home as part of their daily education. This arrangement is neither ideal nor easy. But immigrant students who […] … learn more→

Kids shouldn’t have to repeat a year of school because of coronavirus. There are much better options

Kids shouldn’t have to repeat a year of school because of coronavirus. There are much better options

Australian schools and teachers are preparing to shift classes online – some independent schools already have. Remote learning is likely to be the norm in the second term and possibly longer. Even if done well, there are still likely to be learning losses. Rigorous US studies of online charter schools show students learn less than similar peers in traditional […] … learn more→