Sunday, December 6, 2020

The College Care Chronicles:

Children’s Mental Health Expert on Rethinking the Approach to Distance Learning

In Minnesota, students in grades K-12 just wrapped up their first full week of distanced learning. Schools across the state were forced to close due to the rapid rise in cases throughout the state. Students are struggling to stay engaged, their schoolwork no longer interests them. However, a University of Minnesota assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences has a solution to this problem: the “Three ‘E’s’ of Distance Learning”. Dr. Gearity says if teachers can make their work engaging, enriching, and entertaining, than students will remain interested. However, with the holidays just around the corner students might not want to be engaged. What we all need right now is a break.

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