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Universities from New York to Washington State Are Moving Courses Online Because of the Coronavirus

Mar 11, 2020 jjamison
Universities from New York to Washington State Are Moving Courses Online Because of the Coronavirus

WASHINGTON, March 9, 2020 – As the United States deals with spreading cases of the novel coronavirus, some major universities are turning to online courses in an effort to prevent the spread of the virus. Still, university-wide adoptions of online classes are still in the preliminary stages. Columbia University suspended classes on Monday and Tuesday in the wake of a quarantined individual in the…

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Does closing schools slow the spread of coronavirus? Past outbreaks provide clues

Mar 11, 2020 jjamison
Does closing schools slow the spread of coronavirus? Past outbreaks provide clues

By Jennifer Couzin-FrankelMar. 10, 2020 , 11:55 AM As the societal disruptions from COVID-19 spread and intensify, a question for many in the United States is, what about schools? Schools in Japan, Italy, parts of China, and elsewhere have shuttered. A small but increasing number in the United States are following suit, whether for a day, a week, or longer. But does shutting a school help a broader…

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Edutopia

Mar 11, 2020 jjamison
Edutopia

March 11, 2020 Credit: Tribune Content Agency LLC / Alamy Stock Photo A Handy Strategy for Teaching Theme Analyzing the themes in a literary work can be tricky for students, but a simple formula can scaffold the process. Credit: Andrew Fox / Alamy Stock Photo If We Want Bookworms, We Need to Get Beyond Leveled Reading When it comes to nurturing kids' love of reading, research…

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Normandy to the Netherlands: Commemorating Contribution and Sacrifice

Mar 11, 2020 jjamison
Normandy to the Netherlands: Commemorating Contribution and Sacrifice

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Video: How to Respond to Coronavirus: 3-Minute Guide for Schools

Mar 10, 2020 jjamison
Video: How to Respond to Coronavirus: 3-Minute Guide for Schools

        Top Videos / March 10, 2020             SCHOOL & DISTRICT LEADERSHIP Responding to Coronavirus: A 3-Minute Guide for Schools   Six steps for school leaders on how to respond if the virus emerges in your community.     Watch video…

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