In-person learning helped narrow reading gaps during pandemic — ScienceDaily

A study led by a North Carolina State University researcher found that although there were steep learning losses in reading for elementary school students during the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person learning…

‘The kids are not okay’: Duke faculty reflect on COVID-19’s impact on classroom learning

Robert Bliwise, editor emeritus of Duke Magazine, led a faculty panel discussion Monday for his recently published book “The Pivot: One Pandemic, One University,” which chronicles Duke’s response to the…

Deep learning makes X-ray CT inspection of 3D-printed parts faster, more accurate — ScienceDaily

A new deep-learning framework developed at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory is speeding up the process of inspecting additively manufactured metal parts using X-ray computed tomography, or…

Nebraska schools using federal COVID-19 relief to invest in social emotional learning

Lauren Wagner Omaha World-Herald Matt Blomstedt, who has served as Nebraska’s education commissioner since 2014, announced Friday that he is retiring from the position. OMAHA — Morning routines are looking a…

Short-term local predictions of COVID-19 in the United Kingdom using dynamic supervised machine learning algorithms

Overview Our primary objective was to develop data-driven machine-learning models for 1-, 2- and 3-week ahead predictions of growth rates in the COVID-19 cases (defined as 1-, 2- and 3-week…

Opinion: California’s COVID-19 School Closures Undermined Learning

Signs on a yard in Del Mar in 2021 during the pandemic. File photo by Emily Jennewein Whether California’s schools should remain open or be closed was a hot issue…

How teacher engagement and involvement help in holistic learning for children

Holistic learning is an extensive approach to teaching, where teachers seek to manage emotional, social, ethical, and academic needs of students in a coherent learning format. Importance is placed on…

Study challenges notion that REM sleep aids learning — ScienceDaily

Warm-blooded animal groups with higher body temperatures have lower amounts of rapid eye movement (REM) sleep, while those with lower body temperatures have more REM sleep, according to new research…

Student experience in a digital age; how the cloud is enabling holistic learning experiences – FE News

University class and lecture attendance has fallen dramatically post-lockdown, and even those attending seem less engaged. As a result, many universities are concerned not only about the impact on academic…

Can ‘random noise’ unlock our learning potential? — ScienceDaily

Though many of us may seek a quiet place in which to study, ‘noise’ may play a key role in helping some people improve their learning potential. Edith Cowan University…