The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) together with the Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education (DIPF) and the Centre for International Student Assessment (ZIB) offer an invitation to a three-day workshop on analyzing log file and process data from international large-scale assessments in education. The event will take place as an interactive webinar and online video conference on June 17th – 19th 2020.
By: Steven Wise
Topics: School & test engagement
In this interview, Dr. Beth Tarasawa and Chris Minnich (NWEA) and Dr. Jesus Jara (Superintendent, Clark County School District), discuss new research projections on potential learning loss from COVID-19 closures and the ongoing efforts to support students during this pandemic.
Nevada Public Radio
The academic year could start in late July or early August to address learning losses brought on by coronavirus-forced school closures affecting about 6.1 million California students, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday.
Los Angeles Times (2020, April 28)
The “COVID slide” will be more profound for students who are unable to access or fully participate in a robust remote learning curriculum. Closing the achievement gap will require Boston city leaders to propose bold, innovative solutions for whenever students are able to return to school in person.
The Boston Globe (2020, April 28)
Education Commission of the States blog. Research on seasonal learning and summer loss offers some insights that can help state leaders understand, plan for and address some potential impacts of this extended pause in classroom instruction.
In this webinar, Dr. Beth Tarasawa, Sal Khan, Dr. Jesus Jara, and Kimberly Cockrell share implications of recent research that provides some insights on potential academic impacts of COVID-19, as well as insights for action to help educators, policymakers, and families address and plan for the impacts of this extended pause in classroom instruction.
Over 1.5 billion children and youth remain out of school worldwide. Former U.S. Secretary of Education John King says that this will represent a lasting impact of the pandemic. He joins Hari Sreenivasan to talk about the challenges faced by some 50 million American students–and to share how a place of learning became a shelter when tragedy hit his home.
PBS Amanpour and Company