1-8-21 Education in the News
Star Ledger--N.J.’s largest school district to stay all-remote until April due to COVID outbreak...' The Record--'This is going to be in our history books:' Teachers address Capitol siege in classrooms...'

Philadelphia Inquirer--‘A terrible thing happened’: How teachers are explaining the Capitol insurrection to students...'

Press of Atlantic City--Murphy signs bill strengthening Amistad Commission...'

NPR--How To Talk To Kids About The Riots At The U.S. Capitol...'

NPR--DeVos Resigns As Education Secretary, Says, 'Impressionable Children Are Watching'...'

Education Week--Data Snapshot: What Teacher and Student Morale Looks Like Right Now...'

Chalkbeat--Witnessing history: Teachers and students left reeling, looking for lessons in an insurrection...'

Education Dive--5 ed tech trends to watch in 2021...'

Edutopia--Why Students Should Write in All Subjects...'

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: Confused and angry, young teachers seek guidance on discussing current events with students...'

Star Ledger--N.J.’s largest school district to stay all-remote until April due to COVID outbreak

https://www.nj.com/education/2021/01/njs-largest-school-district-to-stay-all-remote-until-april-due-to-covid-outbreak.html

Rebecca Panico | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com| Updated Jan 07, 2021; Posted Jan 07, 2021

 

The Record--'This is going to be in our history books:' Teachers address Capitol siege in classrooms

https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/2021/01/08/us-capitol-siege-nj-teachers-pro-trump-riots-classrooms/6587364002/

Hannan Adely| NorthJersey.com| January 7, 2021

 

Philadelphia Inquirer--‘A terrible thing happened’: How teachers are explaining the Capitol insurrection to students

https://www.inquirer.com/education/capitol-riot-philadelphia-teachers-trauma-history-20210107.html

Kristen A. Graham, Maddie Hanna and Melanie Burney, Updated: January 7, 2021- 8:29 PM

 

Press of Atlantic City--Murphy signs bill strengthening Amistad Commission

https://pressofatlanticcity.com/news/local/murphy-signs-bill-strengthening-amistad-commission/article_4852930f-60d5-5443-9551-cd18d6cf22c9.html#tracking-source=home-trending

Claire Lowe| January 7, 2021

 

NPR--How To Talk To Kids About The Riots At The U.S. Capitol

https://www.npr.org/sections/congress-electoral-college-tally-live-updates/2021/01/07/954415771/how-to-talk-to-kids-about-the-riots-at-the-u-s-capitol

Anya Kamenetz | January 7, 20214:25 PM ET

 

NPR--DeVos Resigns As Education Secretary, Says, 'Impressionable Children Are Watching'

https://www.npr.org/2021/01/07/954725906/devos-resigns-as-education-secretary-says-impressionable-children-are-watching

Cory Turner| January 7, 20219:46 PM ET

 

Education Week--Data Snapshot: What Teacher and Student Morale Looks Like Right Now

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/data-snapshot-what-teacher-and-student-morale-looks-like-right-now/2021/01

EdWeek Research Center — January 06, 2021 1 min read

 

Chalkbeat--Witnessing history: Teachers and students left reeling, looking for lessons in an insurrection

https://www.chalkbeat.org/2021/1/7/22219779/teachers-students-reeling-lessons-capitol-insurrection

Chalkbeat Staff Jan 7, 2021, 8:34pm EST

 

Education Dive--5 ed tech trends to watch in 2021

The shifts of the past year are shaping new developments in online learning, classroom tech training, cybersecurity concerns and more.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/5-ed-tech-trends-to-watch-in-2021/592717/

Natalie Gross| Published Jan. 7, 2021

 

Edutopia--Why Students Should Write in All Subjects

Writing improves learning by consolidating information in long-term memory, researchers explain. Plus, five engaging writing activities to use in all subjects.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/why-students-should-write-all-subjects

Youki Terada| January 7, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: Confused and angry, young teachers seek guidance on discussing current events with students

A professor offers helpful suggestions and talking points about chaos at the Capitol

https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-confused-and-angry-young-teachers-seek-guidance-on-discussing-current-events-with-students/

Jennifer Rich January 7, 2021