One of the biggest challenges faced in the classroom is keeping students present and engaged. Retention rates have been slowly dropping. Some of the toughest reasons for these drop, fail, and withdrawal rates present themselves largely from inequitable social and economic sources. Post-COVID Trauma has affected those affected by job loss, sustained unemployment, and inability to access assistance or loss of family members combined with lack of access to medical care and/or coverage.
Equity in the classroom has also had an effect on many student exam-takers where educators may not fully understand the impact or even be aware of the bias.
We’ve assembled a collection of resources aimed at providing some insight on these topics and hopefully providing you with information that helps you better understand these present-day issues.
In the last few years, more people have experienced psychological and physical trauma than ever before. According to the World Health Organization, “there has been a 13% rise in mental health conditions and substance use disorders in the last decade.”
As we’ve learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, flexibility is critical for organizations of all kinds. The flexibility that educational institutions demonstrated in the pandemic era, while remarkable under the circumstances, left something to be desired. Luckily…
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