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(StatePoint) From mathematics to music to new languages, skill development and knowledge acquisition are easiest with the right tools. Set your child up for a successful year with the best back-to-school gear.
(NewsUSA) -- A year after the coronavirus pandemic turned education upside down, educators and parents are assessing learning loss and the need to help young children get on track and meet milestones they may have missed because of closed or limited daycare centers and preschools.
(NewsUSA) - If you're looking for a rewarding career complete with growth potential, and the satisfaction of helping others, financial planning could be your perfect fit. From striking out on your own to working at firms big or small helping families and individuals meet their financial goal…
(NewsUSA) - Millions of students who have worked hard at their coursework throughout the year are preparing to take AP Exams this spring, giving them an opportunity to earn college credit and placement.
(StatePoint) While young children have been less vulnerable to COVID-19 health dangers, a new study finds that they’ve been tremendously impacted by the disruption to preschool activities triggered by the pandemic.
(StatePoint) What do budgeting monthly expenses, being a sports fan and following a recipe have in common? All these activities employ math. Unfortunately, it is common for students to struggle with math classes because they don’t see how the subject will matter in their everyday lives.
(StatePoint) While often thought of as two completely distinct subjects, art and math are intrinsically entwined. Not only can learning the fundamentals of one subject help a student excel in the other, but combining the subjects can make the traditionally intimidating field of math more acc…
(NewsUSA) - The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has reshaped education in many ways, especially for young children and their families.
(StatePoint) With many schools continuing to meet remotely, students nationwide have lacked access to on-campus music facilities and in-person instruction. Fortunately, there are some new avenues and resources that are making music education at home a viable prospect.
(NewsUSA) - Young people in underserved communities in the United States have been especially hard-hit by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with many support systems and activities unavailable.
(NewsUSA) - La pandemia de coronavirus en curso continúa haciendo que muchos niños no asistan al preescolar a nivel nacional, debido a los cierres o a la preocupación de los padres con respecto a enviar a sus niños a clases de manera presencial.
(StatePoint) The global challenges of the future will require kids today to have a strong STEM foundation. Unfortunately, girls are not always expected or encouraged to pursue these fields of study. Here are some great ways to boost girls’ interest in math and science:
(NewsUSA) - The ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to keep many children out of preschool nationwide, due to school closures or to parents' concerns about sending their children to the in-person learning options that are available.
(StatePoint) The past year has demonstrated the importance of digital learning. And thanks to a variety of tools and resources that helped make remote instruction a little less stressful on everyone, teachers, students and parents quickly adapted to the changes brought on by the pandemic.
(StatePoint) Maintaining a passion for school can be tough during the spring semester, particularly during an unusual academic year. Here is a round-up of tools and strategies to help motivate students and facilitate their success:
(StatePoint) If your child is an effective communicator and a natural born leader, they may have what it takes to be an amazing teacher. However, a love of learning is fundamental to a career in education. Here are a few ways to cultivate a passion for learning and put this rewarding career …
(StatePoint) If you remember your teachers and parents telling you not to rely too heavily on calculators, you may be inclined to pass on the same mindset to your own children.
(StatePoint) School closures and hybrid learning models have forced educators, parents and students to adapt to new forms of learning; the impact of this is not to be underestimated. Teachers and parents around the country have expressed concerns about the accessibility and quality of educat…
(StatePoint) In the remote-learning environment of the 2020-21 academic year, certain types of classes have been deprioritized and the school day has lost some of the structure and sociability that in-person learning affords.
(StatePoint) Educators are among the many on the frontlines of COVID-19. During a time of immense disruption, they are quickly adapting their teaching methods, testing new skills, and discovering solutions to advance learning in profound new ways.
(StatePoint) Is your family distance-learning? Having the resources you need at home can be the key to success. Here are a few tools to consider as you navigate an unusual school year:
After a controversial two month public debate over changing the name of Sidney Lanier Middle School, tributed to a Confederate poet and soldier, the City of Fairfax School Board voted on Monday to officially change the name.
Last Friday, Sept. 11, Fairfax County Public Schools learned that hackers placed ransomware on parts of FCPS’s technology systems.
(StatePoint) Math can be one of the toughest subjects to conquer, even in a typical school year. In today’s unusual learning environment, new challenges are presenting themselves to teachers and students alike. Here is how you can help your child make the grade in math, no matter where their…
Following the newly named John R. Lewis High School, students are now calling on Fairfax County Public Schools to change the name of another school named after a Confederate figure.
(StatePoint) This fall semester is unlike any experienced in recent history, with some students learning at home, and teachers facing new challenges to keep students engaged.
Whether it's the first day of middle school or the first day away at college, students of all ages are preparing for a new school year. Students might be learning at home, in the classroom or a combination of both, so now is the time to get organized and prepared to help you tackle the year …
As students returned to George Mason University’s campus Monday for in-person classes, they voiced concerns, along with faculty, over the validity of the at-home COVID-19 tests mailed to students.
(StatePoint) Back-to-school season is upon us once again, but this year’s circumstances are far from normal. Many parents and educators alike are still unsure what the coming months will look like, and their district plans and policies could change overnight, even after classes are underway.
(StatePoint) Whether the new school year means your kids will be heading back to the classroom, learning remotely, or a mix of both, back-to-school will most likely be stressful. Thinking ahead can help prepare everyone for a new way of learning, and simplify the transition from the slow eas…
(StatePoint) To start the new school year, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is offering new K–12 distance learning resources and live programs for teachers and students who are interested in a more inclusive, accurate and complete education about Native Americans.
Sheets? Check. Towels? Check. Toiletries? Check. Computer? Check. Pulse oximeter? Thermometer? Masks? Hand sanitizer? Disinfectant wipes?
Echoing the sentiment of 93% of students surveyed who believe college tuition should be reduced if all classes are held online, a coalition led by Partners for College Affordability and Public Trust (Partners) today announced the launch of a consumer protection initiative calling for the ado…
On July 23, the Fairfax County School Board voted to rename Robert E. Lee High School after John R. Lewis, the late U.S. Congressman and civil-rights leader. The new name will take effect in the 2020-21 school year.
When schools closed in March, local student Khushi Garg thought about the most vulnerable students: elementary-age kids. By leveraging her startup nonprofit organization One World. One Nation., she started teaching science topics to elementary students. Now, the courses are complete with an …
Before universities closed in the spring, a group of William & Mary students found out that their campus dining workers were getting laid off and many weren’t going to get financial help. On May 25, the students joined with others from George Mason University and University of Virginia f…
Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) will continue distance learning for students during the summer along with targeted intervention services. Virtual learning for students this summer is based on current Fairfax County Health Department guidelines for social distancing and guidance from the…