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12-14-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--Murphy keeps masks mandatory in classrooms

But the governor won’t copy New York City’s tougher mandates outside of school

https://www.njspotlightnews.org/video/murphy-keeps-masks-mandatory-in-classrooms/

Brenda Flanagan, Senior Correspondent | December 13, 2021 | Coronavirus in NJ

 

Press of Atlantic City--In-school COVID transmission high amid state's winter surge

https://pressofatlanticcity.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/in-school-covid-transmission-high-amid-states-winter-surge/article_6b5ea32e-5c51-11ec-a972-c32e2fe8f661.html

Eric Conklin| December 13, 2021

 

NPR--For kids grappling with the pandemic's traumas, art classes can be an oasis

https://www.npr.org/2021/12/09/1061027655/arts-education-kids-teens-pandemic-stress-help

Elizabeth Blair | December 9, 20219:53 AM ET

 

Education Week--Educators See Parent Support for Social-Emotional Learning Rising Despite Some Pushback

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/educators-see-parent-support-for-social-emotional-learning-rising-despite-some-pushback/2021/12

Holly Kurtz & Mark Lieberman — December 10, 2021 4 min read

 

Chalkbeat--Could NYC families once again have a remote option? Incoming Chancellor David Banks says yes.

https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2021/12/13/22833066/david-banks-remote-learning-option-nyc-schools

Alex Zimmerman Dec 13, 2021, 6:14pm EST

 

Education Dive--What role should parents play in school gun violence prevention?

As the Oxford High School shooting resurfaces familiar questions, experts suggest collaboration, training and legislation.

https://www.k12dive.com/news/what-role-should-parents-play-in-school-gun-violence-prevention/611412/

Naaz Modan Reporter| Published Dec. 13, 2021

 

Edutopia--Using Gamification to Ignite Student Learning

Gamification taps into the power of noncompetitive play and students’ desire to improve their skills.

https://www.edutopia.org/article/using-gamification-ignite-student-learning

John McCarthy| December 13, 2021