COVID-19 Education Resources
COVID-19: A Changing Landscape in Education
American education will be transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the lockdown, and eventually, the recovery. As a leader in evidence-based educational policy and practice, the Johns Hopkins School of Education is on the front lines shaping how our profession responds to the challenges. This site is a trove of timely and relevant research, expertise, guidance, and resources to help families, teachers, and district leaders emerge from the crisis stronger than ever. Updated regularly. Please share.
Chief among the recommendations are practicing physical distancing in schools, providing federal funding to support schools, and ensuring community transmission of coronavirus is under control in surrounding areas
Two prominent Johns Hopkins experts, Robert Slavin and David Steiner, say tutoring stands out as an intervention that can be implemented quickly, and at reasonable cost, to offset COVID-19-related learning loss.
The Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy teams up with Chiefs for Change to provide research and recommendations for reopening K-12 schools when public health officials deem it safe amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Assistant Professor Annette Anderson, an expert in educational equity, discusses how COVID-19’s disruption to public schooling has been especially pronounced in schools that serve lower-income communities.
Now that the pandemic has pushed America’s schools online, will online learning just fade away as we recover? James Diamond, faculty lead for the School of Education’s Digital Age Learning and Educational Technology program, weighs in on the future of online learning.
The true extent of the impact of COVID-19 on K-12 students won’t be known for some time, but education expert Jonathan Plucker warns that school closures will worsen the vast disparities that already exist in most classrooms.
Johns Hopkins K-12 School Reopening Policy Tracker
A multidisciplinary team of Johns Hopkins University researchers has launched a new website that provides a range of tools dedicated to assessing and guiding K-12 school reopening plans across the United States, including a School Reopening Policy Tracker that provides real-time analysis of the latest guidance documents from every state.
There has never been a greater need for schools of education to be relevant. It is time to come together and offer teachers, families, districts, and communities the very best of our research-to-practice expertise.
Christopher C. Morphew
Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Education
From an interactive rendering of Dante’s Inferno to a real-time replay of the first moon landing, kids of all ages will light up at this list of 100 online education resources from the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth.
Two mothers who are certified teachers and education researchers at the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy offer tips and resources to make our nationwide involuntary experiment in homeschooling work for all.
Linda Carling, of the Johns Hopkins Center for Technology in Education, offers eight great tips to help you help your kids stay focused and engaged during the relatively new experience of distance learning.
Parents: One day, your children will be eligible to vote—and run for office. This friendly at-home guide from the experts at the Institute for Education Policy can help you nurture engaged citizens.
In a video presentation, Robert Balfanz talks about what makes a school truly connected to its community and why connectedness is so important for adolescents when schools go remote.
These grave times are especially risky for special-needs students. Here’s a look at the educational challenges these kids and their parents face and tips for successfully negotiating the shift to online learning.
In an article published by the American Consortium for Equity in Education, Assistant Professor Carey Borkoski and co-author Brianne Roos consider how adopting a community of inquiry framework might help close the “transactional distances” of learning during a pandemic.
Assistive technology can be a critical education resource for students with disabilities. Mark Trexler, associate research scientist at the Center for Technology in Education, offers five key tips for using AT effectively during distance learning.
Educators who are confronting a dramatic digital divide between the technology haves and have-nots will appreciate this helpful guide for making sure everyone is learning now that so many classrooms have expanded to the kitchen table.
For teachers whose students do not have computers or Internet access at home, the National Network of Partnership Schools is offering free access to Teachers Involve Parents in Schoolwork (TIPS) Interactive Homework activities for elementary and middle grades.
Saying that technology inequality cannot persist, David Steiner of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Education Policy, discusses the impact of school closures on learning and how districts are responding to the difficult realities of online learning.
A video series by the Center for Safe and Healthy Schools offers advice for schools, families, and communities to stay engaged through lengthy school shutdowns, noting at-risk students need special attention.
School of Education Professor Sheldon Greenberg’s new COVID-19 guidelines for police patrol officers, security officers, and campus police offer practical expertise in a time of uncertainty and alarm.
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