Author: Erin Pender

Teacher Feature – How AT Professional Jennifer Gemski Integrates FrenalyticsEDU into Boston College Campus School’s Curriculum

The Campus School at Boston College has been on the forefront of courageous initiatives for students with disabilities since its founding in the 1960s. Fast forward to 2022: Assistive Technology Professional Jennifer Gemski is the highlight of our latest Teacher Feature, and she shares how FrenalyticsEDU is the Campus School’s latest digital initiative to help achieve their mission of realizing the potential of every student.

Learning Loss Due to COVID-19: An In-Depth Look at the Challenges Facing Education and Special Education

The COVID-19 pandemic had widespread effects, especially in the world of education. While the pandemic necessitated a temporary shift to online learning, it soon became apparent that this alternative teaching method was resulting in an increase in learning loss among students – and it did not affect every student equally.   Defining ‘Learning Loss’ and…
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Teacher Burnout and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Teachers play a major role in the development and growth of the next generation. Though their work is so important, teachers have long been overworked and underpaid. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated the already present stressors and difficulties of a teacher’s day, leading to an increase in feelings of burnout among school staff.    What, exactly,…
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We’ve Come a Long Way: The History and Impact of Disability Pride Month

Disability Pride Month, recognized and celebrated each July, seeks to “celebrate the intrinsic worth and meaningful contributions” of people with disabilities. Though not formally recognized yet by the United States, its roots go back over 30 years and stem from the historic Americans with Disabilities Act signed into law in 1990.   What is Disability…
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