With help from technology teacher Adam Parvanta (ME '19), students created a public service announcement to reinforce the need for social distancing—working virtually, of course.
Join science educator Rick Crosslin (IN '98) for fascinating experiments straight from his home lab.
Dr. Jayda Pugliese (PA '16), the principal of St. Mary Interparochial School in Philadelphia, started planning for remote instruction with her staff just ahead of Pennsylvania’s statewide school closures. Students are learning, teachers are adjusting, and Zoom-based “clubs” provide a daily dose of fun.
Principal Dr. Dilhani Uswatte (AL '09) finds a unique way to connect with students when coronavirus closes her school.
The COVID-19 pandemic is an understandably scary topic for kids. We asked Los Angeles psychologist Dr. Nina Tepper how adults can help.
In January, Andrew Franz (NY '17) did a unit with his students on pathogens called "Horror in Wuhan," in which students researched the new virus that was taking hold in China: "It's weird how the relevancy of what we do in the classroom can relate to our own lives."
With the COVID-19 pandemic closing schools across the country, we're checking in with Milken Educators to see what's happening in their areas. Hailey Couch (OK '18) reports from Norman, Oklahoma.
At Carly Bowden (KS ’19)’s surprise Milken Award notification, two things stood out for her students: the fancy clothes, and how excited Carly’s colleagues were for her. Carly considers herself lucky: “I am truly blessed to work in a building and district that support me unconditionally.”
With the COVID-19 pandemic closing schools around the country, many educators are diving into distance learning for the first time. These elementary level activities from Virginia Milken Educator Wade Whitehead (VA '00) are perfectly suited to remote instruction.