An interview with SEL expert Elizabeth Englander on preserving social-emotional learning during the pandemic, the key to managing screen time — and why families should eat dinner together
Elizabeth Englander As schools continue to grapple with coronavirus outbreaks, displaced students and classroom reopening decisions, much of the focus has been on how educators can help students catch up academically after months of virtual learning and, in many cases, limited interactions with their teachers. But what about students’ social-emotional growth, which could be stunted...
By Laura Fay | January 11, 2021
A Conversation With John Deasy
Last Friday afternoon in his office high up on the 24th floor of the district’s downtown headquarters, LAUSD superintendent John Deasy seemed both excited about the school year that had just started and also clear about the realities of the complex task ahead of him. Deasy taught math and science before becoming an administrator and then a...
By Hillel Aron | August 24, 2012