Parent Voices: Families reflect on remote learning challenges, successes

This spring, families across Washington made the abrupt transition to learning at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents stepped up and assumed the new role of teaching their children academic subjects amidst stressful current...

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Reimagining Expanded Learning Opportunities During COVID-19

Several years ago, when expanded learning opportunities (ELO) arrived for the first time at elementary school sites in Tacoma, students could choose from a variety of fun afterschool programs. At Edison Elementary School, activities included...

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Educators Share Digital Learning Resources and Advice (Part 2)

Are you an educator seeking tips on how to navigate remote learning using learning management systems (LMS)? Resources from the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession’s Teacher Tech Project are here for you. Below, two...

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Educators Share Digital Learning Resources and Advice (Part 1)

This fall, many districts in Washington state are returning to school remotely – making it necessary for teachers to sharpen their digital skills. Below, two Washington state teachers share their experiences with digital learning, advice...

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State of Readiness

Swan Eaton, a 7th grade math teacher at McLoughlin Middle School in Pasco, has a message for other educators: Now is the time to prepare and plan for distance learning. Below, Swan shares how digital...

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