Why you should watch
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic closes schools across the nation, schools and districts are working hard to meet the needs of 55.1 million students in an unprecedented time. While it is difficult to speculate on what missing months of school may mean for student achievement, research on seasonal learning and summer learning loss can offer some insights.
Watch Dr. Beth Tarasawa, Sal Khan, Dr. Jesus Jara, and Kimberly Cockrell to learn more about the implications of the research 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.
Who should watch?
- District leaders
- School leaders
What you will learn
- What summer slide and summer slowdown can tell us about learning loss related to COVID-19 closures
- Recommendations for policymakers, educators, and community members to support students while school is disrupted
- The role of reliable, valid data when students return to the classroom
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