Learning Science & Remote Learning During COVID-19

With the COVID-19 pandemic shifting learning online for millions of students in K-12 and higher education, what has learning science taught us about effective online learning and the challenges it presents? The learning scientists on this panel will discuss how pandemic era learning affects students and teachers. What are the challenges? What are the opportunities? How can students overcome the effects of self-isolation, stress, and more to succeed in school and college?

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Simon Allen


Robert Feldman

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Tanya Joosten

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee