The coronavirus crisis has forced school districts, colleges and universities to shift to teaching and learning online. But distance learning poses myriad challenges in a state of 40 million people where many students still lack reliable access to the internet and the devices they need to succeed in online learning. On this page, you will find EdSource’s stories exploring these challenges and strategies to overcome them.
Donation brings total funding to $12 million to purchase devices and internet access for students to help provide distance learning.
We must recognize that effective online learning involves more than just moving a course syllabus and lectures online.
Some charter schools with technology already in place are putting greater emphasis on family support during the coronavirus pandemic.
White's action at the nation's largest system of four-year universities may start a trend across the country. Some CSU campuses may offer more in-person classes than others.
Instead of baleful predictions, let's focus on the changes that should come about.
Researchers and California educators discussed the state of education and distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
The state does not require taking attendance while campuses are closed, but teachers are finding innovative ways to stay in touch with students.
Students' basic needs for love and belonging must be met before getting back to meaningful academic learning.
Just as they are being asked to do more, districts will have less.
Colleges and testing companies should put student needs at center of decisions on how to handle assessments and admissions in a time of social distancing.
The unexpected announcement from Gov. Gavin Newsom that schools should consider resuming as early as late July was met with immediate pushback.
With no routine and limited access to services, students and their families are feeling stressed and overwhelmed.
More than a month since most schools first closed, at least 270,000 students remain disconnected to the internet at home.
Privacy experts share best practices for video as California schools make the switch to online learning.
Parents are juggling the responsibility of being their children's teacher with their jobs and other obligations during the coronavirus pandemic.