Today’s Solutions: June 13, 2024

Girl studying online from her laptop wearing headphones and writing in a notepad with a computer.

4 lessons the pandemic has taught us about online learning

As we reflect on the pandemic it’s easy to pick out the overwhelming negatives that we faced. One of these hardships was online schooling where millions took to their computers to learn digitally. Overnight, institutions had to scramble to keep education running, providing not just an online Read More...

Struggling with back-to-school

Struggling with back-to-school season? 4 tips to get kids back on track

The school year is officially in full swing, but after months of online classes, your child may be having a hard time adjusting to the classroom. Covid-19 can certainly make the back-to-school season more difficult, but for many children, fitting in and excelling in school was tough enough even Read More...

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This puppy is boosting attendance at this Australian primary school

Ask yourself this: if there had been a fluffy, playful dog in your classroom when you were a kid, would you have been more motivated to go? Our guess is yes. At an elementary school in Victoria, Australia, a six-month-old Golden Doodle named Daisy has become the latest staff member of the school. Read More...

“Summer vacations cause disa

“Summer vacations cause disadvantaged children to fall behind”

Education outside the classroom, through summertime activities rooted in family life, can boost kids’ prospects for the future. Marco Visscher | April 2009 issue Karl Alexander, professor of sociology at John Hopkins University. Photo: Karl Alexander Karl Alexander, professor of sociology Read More...