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Title: What to Expect and How to Prepare for a First Day of School Like No Other
Description: The unusual end to the last school year led to many school staff not seeing their students for months. This is a new experience for everyone and, with no playbook, schools are embarking on a first day of school unlike any other. Tune in for a panel discussion with Children's National experts Nathaniel Beers, M.D., and Angela Fletcher, Psy.D., about what to expect with virtual learning in the new school year and what to look forward to with in-person learning in the future.
Title: Dr. Bear Is In: What Do the Tests Really Mean?
Description: The daily news media is filled with stories about the tests for COVID-19. Children’s National experts will discuss the tests available, how reliable they are, and how to interpret the tests in the setting of your community.
Title: Bringing Staff Back to School & Caring for Your Workforce: Lessons Learned from the Children’s National Hospital Experience
Description: Schools now face the challenge of bringing staff back onsite. Children’s National operated throughout the pandemic and will share best practices for workforce management and support, and lessons learned that can be applied in the school setting.
Title: Empowering Adult Anchors: Addressing Teacher Apprehension
Description: While the start of the school year is typically an exciting time for many of us, teachers are now presented with new challenges. Getting to know a whole new class of students online is less than ideal, but the alternative – returning to the classroom – comes with another set of challenges. Children’s National recognizes these feelings and will offer advice to empower and protect teachers, preparing them for a strong return to the school year.
Title: Meeting Student Needs: Viewing the Return to School Through a Developmental Lens
Description: The worldwide pandemic impacts individual children differently. As the new school year gets underway, Children’s National experts will offer advice on how to view the pandemic through a developmental lens including children with developmental disabilities who receive special education services, and ways to welcome students of different ages, stages and abilities back to school.
Title: The Impact of Racism on Child Health
Description: Children experience racism in community settings as well as in classrooms. And the country is having a national conversation about it. What does this mean for your school and your students? Hear from Children’s National experts about the impact of racism on child health and what you can do to support children and families.
Title: Returning to Sports: Tips and Insights from Orthopaedics Experts
Description: While some sports have been delayed or seasons cancelled, others have continued on. How can teams and individuals safely train and practice during the worldwide pandemic, and what are the challenges that lie ahead for organized sports? Children's National orthopaedic surgeons and athletic trainers will weigh in on what they've seen and what the impacts of training or not training could be on young athletes. PLUS they will share information about the Children's National Fight for Children Sports Medicine Center opening later this year.