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Korhonen, Tiina; Juurola, Leenu; Salo, Laura; Airaksinen, Johanna – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2021
This case study explores how Finnish primary school teachers orchestrated school days and how teachers and headmasters organised virtual workplace collaboration and collaborated with parents during a period of distance education forced by the COVID-19 crisis in Spring 2020. The data was collected by interviewing primary and secondary school…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Case Studies, Elementary School Teachers, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Chen, Xiufang; Greenwood, Kaitlyn – Reading Teacher, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically affected U.S. schools since March 2020. K-12 schools have put in place various forms of remote learning to continue the education of students. In trying times like these, young students face unique unprecedented challenges. Often, they need parents' and/or guardians' supervision and guidance at home. How can…
Descriptors: Distance Education, COVID-19, Pandemics, Home Study
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Squire, Kurt D. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2022
During COVID-19, schools around the world rapidly went online. Examining youth technology use reveals sharp inequities within the United States' education system and incongruencies between the technologies used in virtual schooling and those in the lives of students outside of school. In affluent communities, virtual schooling is supported by a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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Bayaga, Anass; Nzuzo, Ndamase; Bossé, Michael J. – Open Journal for Educational Research, 2021
While the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is still considered as a pandemic in recent human history, evidence from World Health Organization (2021) so far has recorded a total of 116,521,281 confirmed cases of COVID-19 with 2,589,548 as a total of deaths from over 215 countries or territories worldwide. Recognizing that COVID-19 is not only…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Mathematics Instruction, School Closing
Bender, Lisa – UNICEF, 2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) has made the assessment that COVID-19 (coronavirus) can be characterised as a pandemic and the virus has now spread to many countries and territories. While a lot is still unknown about the virus that causes COVID-19, we do know that it is transmitted through direct contact with respiratory droplets of an…
Descriptors: Disease Control, Disease Incidence, Prevention, Child Safety
Malkus, Nat; Christensen, Cody; West, Lexi – American Enterprise Institute, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a breathtaking amount of change to the nation's schools in a matter of weeks. On March 11, Seattle Public Schools was the first major district to close schools. The next day, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced the first statewide school closure order effective March 17, beginning a cascade of similar orders. By…
Descriptors: School Districts, School Closing, Access to Education, Distance Education
Malkus, Nat; Christensen, Cody; West, Lexi – American Enterprise Institute, 2020
Since mid-March, millions of schoolchildren have been stuck at home due to school closures brought on by the rapid spread of COVID-19. School districts' initial responses were captured by the first wave of the American Enterprise Institute's (AEI) COVID-19 Education Response Longitudinal Survey (C-ERLS), a nationally representative survey of…
Descriptors: School Districts, School Closing, Access to Education, Distance Education
Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools Technical Assistance Center (REMS), 2020
The onset of COVID-19 has dramatically increased the usage of digital learning formats by education agencies across the nation and shifted the learning environment to "school at home." Since students are online more, they are vulnerable to more threats. Cyber safety is critical and is a shared responsibility of students, parents, and…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Preston, Christine – Teaching Science, 2021
Water is a special substance. Not only do humans rely on water for survival, but it is also fascinating to play with and makes a great topic to investigate. Many simple investigations can be done with water, at home or at school, to guide children's science learning. This article describes a sequence of online learning experiences that were set…
Descriptors: Water, Online Courses, COVID-19, Pandemics
Clark, Christina; Picton, Irene; Lant, Fay – National Literacy Trust, 2020
Children and young people's enjoyment of writing is at almost its lowest level in a decade. Although there has been some improvement since 2019, and a significant jump in the number of children writing daily outside school, there is still work to be done. Since the onset of the global pandemic and lockdown, there has been a blurring of the…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Ludgate, Shannon; Mears, Clair; Blackburn, Carolyn – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2022
During the current global pandemic, parents and carers in England and across the UK have been asked by the Government to 'home school' their child/ren, and a plethora of resources have been produced and made available to assist with this. The perceived detrimental effects of being absent from school have been a driver for the Government in…
Descriptors: Parents, Children, Child Caregivers, COVID-19
Bailey, John – American Enterprise Institute, 2021
By the end of March 2020, all public schools in the United States were closed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. More than 50.8 million children stayed home as school systems scrambled to transition to remote or hybrid learning platforms. While the decision to close schools was difficult, the debate over when and how to reopen…
Descriptors: Public Schools, School Closing, COVID-19, Pandemics