Education

Nonprofit eases distance learning woes with free monitors for SF teachers

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UCSF doctors call for schools to reopen Feb. 1

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Employees call move to force teachers, students back to classrooms amid pandemic 'heartless'

The head of Chicago Public Schools says teachers who don’t show up for in-person learning next week will not be paid — a threat one teacher calls “heartless.”
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Gov. Newsom announces in-person learning plan for early 2021

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With remote learning underway, what happens to snow days?

Are snow days a thing of the past? With a virtual learning model already in place due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many area school districts must decide whether or not to hold online classes during inclement weather.
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Teacher continues online classes with students hours after surgery

Just a few hours after undergoing a medical procedure and still in the hospital recovering, teacher Stephany Hume from Garland ISD’s Sewell Elementary in Sachse got right back to work, connecting with her students online.
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Teachers use Bitmoji classrooms to reach students online

Going to school online can be unfamiliar and intimidating, especially for younger children. But some teachers are now using avatars to help to put their students at ease.
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Advice from parent on managing at-home teaching aide role: Be patient, take breaks

Some homes have turned into classrooms during the coronavirus pandemic, and many parents have stepped in to help their kids navigate “virtual” learning. But that’s not always easy for parents with more than one child learning at home.
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Families form 'pods' to maximize learning, socialization during COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 puts a halt to traditional learning, some families are coming up with their own ways to help their kids get not only education, but also socialization, while also keeping health guidelines in mind.
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More Than 2,000 Texas Students Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 Since Start of School Year

More than 2,000 Students Have Tested Positive for COVID-19 Since Start of School Year. The Texas Department of State Health Services and Texas Education Agency have launched a website for families to track the number of cases of COVID-19.
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