As the period of the pandemic lockdown appears more fully in the rearview mirror for many, educators are faced with yet another unprecedented equation:
Summer Slide + COVID Slide = ???
Will these intertwining elements associated with learning loss create more of a challenge for K-12 students and educators in the upcoming school year?
With most schools now open to in-person teaching, the academic fall-out resulting from over 12 months of shuttered schools is now apparent. It’s been a difficult year for students. Low test scores, especially in math and literacy, have highlighted how the overnight shift to 100% remote learning left many students across the nation without the support
Last year, the pandemic disrupted education on a global scale, with shuttered schools impacting more than 1.6 billion students. In the U.S., all 50 states closed schools to in-person teaching for at least part of the academic year as state governments struggled to implement a nationwide switch to remote learning that no one could have