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The COVID-19 Pandemic Is Showing Us...

There’s no test that could have prepared us for this. There’s no class. Not set of predetermined answers to study.

The COVID-19 pandemic has challenged, supervised, baffled, and scared even the brightest, most-educated, and most talented people on the planet. This unprecedented situation has very clearly and potently shown us what our education system needs to do to prepare individuals for the future, and it’s shown us what’s lacking.

The days of students memorizing facts,...

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Pandemic Reveals New Possibilities in...

Education has been turned upside down in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Schools across the country have been closed, and students thrust into remote learning. Teachers, in many cases, have had little or no time to really prepare to deliver this different form of instruction.

Parents have also been tasked with helping to guide students, as they juggle their own work from home.

Some education leaders are concerned about students falling far behind in their studies, and...

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Things to do with your Child and Family...

With many schools being postponed and even cancelled for the rest of the school year we have been given the gift of time. Even though we are scared, anxious, worried and impatiently waiting for this to be over we can go out and do things, that before this week, we may have put off, or said there is no time in our day.  I urge you as an Early Childhood Professional to use this time wisely. Here are some things you can do until this passes.

  • Your child will be fine academically....

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Why Every Teacher Should Meditate—...

If you’re a teacher, you know that teaching can be a highly demanding, stressful job.

Unlike other professions, there is little if any downtime. You must constantly be on and present when teaching children or teenagers. Take your eye of the ball for a moment, and the opportunity for learning is gone (and students behave badly. Like sharks in water, I think they can smell the blood).

But seriously, teachers need a practical, sustainable method of self-care and, right now,...

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MORE FREE Resources to Engage Student...

FREEBIES (part 2)...

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FREE RESOURCES to use with Children...

With more and more schools closing as a precaution due to the coronavirus spreading in the United States, parents might find these free resources of interest to use with their children. Teachers who are working with students online, might also find these  education FREEBIES of value. (Grades 4 and up)

Hoping our world gets back to some normalcy, soon. Stay healthy!

Gail Hennessey
My Website: Lots of free teaching idea for...

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The Global Search for Education –...

“We want kids to love learning, and ultimately become lifelong learners.” – Nisha Ligon

Providing education for every child, even in areas where exposure is limited, is essential for the success of future generations. Several of these limited areas exist in Africa. There are organizations leveraging...

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The Global Search for Education: A...

“We chose to focus on students and families going through very private processes of grief and healing.” –  Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman

As producers for Nightline, Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman, the directors of After Parkland, had been on assignments in mass casualty situations many times. After...

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The Global Search for Education:...

“People are not selected based on their grades but on their experiences, motivations and eagerness to contribute to a shared learning space.”  –  Christer Windeløv-Lidzélius

Christer Windeløv-Lidzélius is the CEO and Principal of KaosPilot, a learning organization that was founded in 1991 in Denmark by ...

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