Tag: Students

Pandemic Learning: Roadblocks, Resilience, and Resources

Pandemic Learning: Roadblocks, Resilience, and Resources By: Jacqueline M. Nowicki The COVID-19 pandemic upended school as we’ve known it. Across the country, school systems struggled to provide a stable learning environment to help students while also protecting their health – there were many challenges. In today’s WatchBlog post, we look at our three new reports on pandemic-related learning loss in…

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Student Mental Health Is Critical to Ensuring School Safety

Student Mental Health Is Critical to Ensuring School Safety By: Amy Briesch, Sandra M. Chafouleas Whenever a mass shooting takes place in schools, public discussion often focuses on laws or policies that might have prevented the tragedy. But averting school violence needs more than gun policy. It requires both prevention and crisis responsethat take students’ emotional well-being – not just their…

Teachers Set Students Up for Success

Teachers Set Students Up for Success By Justina Coronel (KSDK) ST. LOUIS — The organization HOME WORKS tries to make students as successful as possible with the help of teachers. A parent-teacher workshop is one way to do so. “We’re working with parents to teach them what we are teaching their child in class so they can help them at home. So,…

UCLA Women in STEM Summit Returns

UCLA’s Student-Organized Women in STEM Summit Returns for Second Year By UCLA Samueli and Natalie Weber The annual Women in STEM: Breaking Barriers (WiSTEM) conference at UCLA connected students and professionals with prominent women in STEM for the second consecutive year.The April 7-8 conference featured dozens of speakers in 28 sessions. The event focused once again on helping participants navigate…