Last week we talked about the impact that COVID- 19 has had on education this year. As renaissance reported, students seem to be performing well in reading, but are really starting to fall behind in math. What can we do to help students stay on track and improve learning outcomes while they learn virtually? Reading … Continue reading
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How can SEL support students in today’s classrooms?
Social emotional learning (SEL) is vital for students. Now more than ever it is important that SEL is a focus, as students are adjusting to changing classroom set ups, expectations, and challenges. While learners may not be able to socialize with their peers and teachers face to face, it is still vital that they are … Continue reading
What Tools Will Districts Need for Back to School?
As districts prepare to welcome students, educators, and staff back for another year of learning, there is still a lot of uncertainly about when and if learning will take place in person. In order to reopen their building safely, there are a few tools districts will need to have. Continue reading
Preparing for the 2020-2021 School Year
As the world continues to adjust to the impact that COVID-19 has had on all aspects of our daily lives, schools are making plans for next year. In this challenging time, no one can be fully sure when students will return, but most are certain it will not be until the start of the 2020-2021 academic year if not a bit later. In order to best be prepared for a healthy and safe return to school, there are a few things that schools will need. Continue reading
Tips for Parents During Online Learning
Here at DSC, we know that our partners are passionate about education, and many of them are currently trying to support their children though distance learning. This is a challenging time for all of us, and we are here to support you however we can. Here are our top 5 tips for parents during distance learning Continue reading
eLearning and COVID-19 Posts
Recently here on VAR Connection, we have been writing a lot about eLearning and COVID-19. We have seen the impact this virus has had education and our communities, and we want to offer as much support and insight as possible during this time.We have compiled all of our posts about eLearning here, and will continue to update this post as we write more. Continue reading