UPDATED: Emotional Vulnerabilities: What the Pandemic Means for Social Emotional Learning in Schools

By Cameron Fisher School playgrounds look a lot different this year. The occasional reminders from recess aides for children to keep their hands to themselves is now a serious, repeated instruction, not just a gentle warning. The pandemic has altered the education system, and for the schools that are able to continue with in personContinue reading “UPDATED: Emotional Vulnerabilities: What the Pandemic Means for Social Emotional Learning in Schools”

Educators Look at Trend of Social Emotional Learning During the Pandemic

By Cameron Fisher School playgrounds look a lot different this year. Instead of the occasional reminders from recess aids for children to keep their hands to themselves, it’s a serious instruction, not just a gentle warning. The pandemic has altered the education system, and for the schools who are able to continue with in personContinue reading “Educators Look at Trend of Social Emotional Learning During the Pandemic”

Voters with young children share how they choose to talk to their children about the election

By Cameron Fisher “My son wanted to dress up as Donald Trump for Halloween this year. He’s a bit of a jokester,” said Doreen Spallino. As the mother of 11-year-old twins, Spallino takes these moments of childhood in stride. Kids often have questions about President Trump, but as a figure with so much controversy, SpallinoContinue reading “Voters with young children share how they choose to talk to their children about the election”

UPDATED- The Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing discusses retirement security concern facing older women

By Cameron Fisher To add to the growing list of concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic downturn of retirement security weighs heavily on many Americans’ minds, particularly the minds of women. On Thursday, September 24, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing held by senators Susan Collins (R-MA), the chairwoman,Continue reading “UPDATED- The Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing discusses retirement security concern facing older women”

UPDATED: DC Education Nonprofits See Issues of Technology Accessibility in Programs

By Cameron Fisher As DC public and public charter school officials spent their summers planning how to approach the upcoming 2020-21 school year, the same could be said for the area’s educational nonprofits and teachers. These organizations too had been hanging in limbo, dangling from the looming reality of an entirely virtual start to theContinue reading “UPDATED: DC Education Nonprofits See Issues of Technology Accessibility in Programs”

Retirement security concern and the unique challenges facing older women: The Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing

By Cameron Fisher To add to the growing list of concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the economic downturn of retirement security weighs heavily on many Americans’ minds. On Thursday, September 24, the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging held a hearing called, “Women and Retirement: Unique Challenges and Opportunities to Pave a Brighter Future”Continue reading “Retirement security concern and the unique challenges facing older women: The Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing”

DC Education Nonprofits See Issues of Technology Accessibility in Programs

By Cameron Fisher As DC public and public charter school officials spent their summers planning how to approach the upcoming 2020-21 school year, the same could be said for the area’s educational nonprofits. These organizations too had been hanging in limbo, dangling between the looming reality of an entirely virtual start to the year or,Continue reading “DC Education Nonprofits See Issues of Technology Accessibility in Programs”

Asian American Student Union’s Advocacy Chair speaks on the importance of inclusivity on campus and in the 2020 election

American University student Mei Tomko has a large role to fill as the Asian American Student Union’s Advocacy Chair this semester. The sophomore international studies major realizes the value of her role and the importance of inclusivity on AU’s campus. “This semester we really want to focus on bringing our advocacy work to a moreContinue reading “Asian American Student Union’s Advocacy Chair speaks on the importance of inclusivity on campus and in the 2020 election”

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