Fifth-generation teacher Kathryn Daniels (MS ’19) initially pursued a career in medicine, but as she began shadowing doctors, she realized her heart was in the classroom. “In theory, medicine made sense, but in my day-to-day reality, I knew I wanted more,” she says. “I wanted to feel like I was living my purpose.”
A high school senior worries about lasting effects on learning from our "pandemic pause." Milken Educators know just how to ease his fears.
What should administrators be doing to lead their students, educators and communities through these challenging times? Elementary principal Dr. Dilhani Uswatte (AL '09) shares her action plan.
In New Jersey, Milken Educators are diving into distance learning with gusto, finding creative ways to connect not only with their own students, but with pupils across the state.
No one looks like a movie star via video conferencing (not even movie stars!), but a few adjustments can improve your online image tremendously. Lara Santos, communications project coordinator for the Milken Family Foundation, offers a few simple tips.
How can we tackle the unique challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic? Milken Educator Nick Peruski (MI '19) offers advice.
COVID-19 may have emptied schools around the country, but it can't keep dedicated teachers from laying eyes on their students—from a safe distance, of course.
Dr. Manuel Rustin (CA ’11) sees only one equitable solution when it comes to grading students thrust into distance learning by COVID-19: Give everyone A's.
When COVID-19 closed Massachusetts schools, UP Academy Leonard science teacher Dan Adler (MA '17) had to jump headfirst into the ocean of distance learning. He knew he had to educate himself before he'd be able to teach his students.
Technology integration specialist Jennifer Reaves (WV ’18) shares the strategies and tools helping her team at Morgantown’s Mylan Park Elementary tackle distance education.