On top of a pandemic, some colleges are preparing to face fires and hurricanes
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On top of a pandemic, some colleges are preparing to face fires and hurricanes

Hurricane and wildfire seasons have interrupted the beginning of an already challenging fall semester at colleges in Texas, Louisiana and California.

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Don't Say Nothing
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Don't Say Nothing

Silence speaks volumes. Our students are listening.

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Yale livestream focuses on key to school reopening: students’ mental health
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Yale livestream focuses on key to school reopening: students’ mental health

Led by psychology professor Laurie Santos, the free Sept. 2 session will cover principles from her popular online course “The Science of Well-Being.”

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What one Colorado college learned trying to run safe in-person classes this summer
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What one Colorado college learned trying to run safe in-person classes this summer

Colleges and universities in Colorado and across the country are hoping that the protocols developed and practiced over the summer can help them bring students back to campus without major outbreaks of the coronavirus.

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Online Teaching Can Be Culturally Responsive
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Online Teaching Can Be Culturally Responsive

Amid school closures, online classes can offer new opportunities for culturally responsive teaching. Here’s what one educator is trying with her fifth grade students.

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District Responses to Coronavirus: Examples to Follow
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District Responses to Coronavirus: Examples to Follow

Advocate for students and families during this crisis by using this resource to evaluate your district’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and offer recommendations for changes.

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Teaching as Activism, Teaching as Care
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Teaching as Activism, Teaching as Care

I have begun to feel helpless during this time. But I never felt helpless as a teacher. Teaching, for me, has always been a vehicle. A vehicle for freedom, for truth telling, for hell raising. The classroom was, for me, in many ways a sanctuary, a laboratory and a place where the helplessness that I might begin to feel as a person who belongs to protected classes was put to bed.

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Raising Demands and Reducing Capacity: COVID-19 and the Educator Workforce
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Raising Demands and Reducing Capacity: COVID-19 and the Educator Workforce

This article analyzes the number of teaching positions funded, the number required to deliver instruction safely, turnover rates, and the supply of new teachers coming out of teacher preparation programs to help assess the impact of COVID-19 on the educator workforce.

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State Policy Tracking Map - American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education
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State Policy Tracking Map - American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education

If you're interested in how states have changed policies for initial licensure and certification, clinical experiences, teacher hiring and more, check out this interactive map.

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