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Teaching Children to Read in a Live Stream
How hard is it hard to teach reading in the live stream? Before schools shut down to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, many of them were already struggling to teach this fundamental skill. Alas, some preliminary research has determined that this is a skill that can be taught both in-person or via virtual lessons because interaction is the key. The article includes advice to ensure success.
We're Losing Teaching Jobs That May Never Come Back
As if we needed 2020 to throw us another curveball, we are seeing more education job cuts nationwide. A Yahoo Finance Report revealed it happening in just about every state. Administrators say the blame really falls on the shoulders of federal lawmakers who have failed to reach a deal on a $2.2 trillion stimulus package. The fear is that these jobs will be gone for good, even after the money returns.
PE Teachers Get Creative with Virtual Fitness
One New York PE coach is sharing ideas on how to make movement fun for kids during a pandemic whether students are in the school building or in the live stream. There is a 4-minute audio report with coach Megaera Regan who tells us why PE is so important right now.