Entries by Student Research Foundation

Post-Pandemic Vigilance

How Classroom Teachers Can Know when Students are Harming Themselves . . . and What Teachers Should Do If They Are How are students adjusting as they return to live classrooms? The answer is, they are adjusting in different ways, depending on thousands of variables that include life at home and their emotional and social […]

Is America’s Love Affair with College Fading Away?

Updated enrollment figures from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center show that college enrollment levels are continuing to fall Data just released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center shows that enrollment in American colleges and universities is continuing to fall: Undergraduate enrollment in American colleges fell by 3.1 percent in the year preceding fall […]

Checklist of Steps to Keep Students Healthy in Classrooms

What do schools need to do to keep students healthy during the future phases of the Covid-19 pandemic? We recently found a list of recommendations from healthychildren.org. We like it because it covers both the well-known measures that schools should take, and also less-than-obvious steps that are easy to overlook. We recommend that you take […]

How to Build a More Resilient Classroom While Covid Isn’t Going Away

Teachers and educators, how are you doing psychologically as year 2022 begins? It’s a difficult period. As one teacher we know recently observed, “I was ready to be all done with the pandemic. I was ready for December 2021 to be the end of an extremely difficult period. I was expecting the mood in my […]

The State of American Education: Some Statistics You Should Know from USA Facts

USA Facts is an organization that compiles statistics about dozens of areas of American life: employment, the pandemic, climate change, and more. For educators, a visit to the USA Facts page of statistics on American education is a real eye-opener, full of surprises and facts that provide a newly informed perspective.

What Kind of Support Do Teachers Need the Most During the Pandemic?

“Study: Lessons of COVID-19 underscore need for better teacher support,” an article that Barri Bronston of Tulane University published in Phys.org on November 21, 2021, notes that not only students have suffered from the pandemic. Teachers too have been chronically under-supported by their school systems.