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Pandemic Has Been a Learning Experience for Students and Staff

Pandemic Has Been a Learning Experience for Students and Staff

This article was originally published on April 23, 2021 by MontcoToday. By David Bjorkgren There have been plenty of stories in the media about how disruptive the pandemic has been to education and how parents grew concerned about their students falling behind...

Creating Safe Spaces for Students

Creating Safe Spaces for Students

This article was originally published on December 16, 2020 by MontcoToday. By Stephen Hood As a counselor for The Lincoln Center for Family and Youth (TLC) at our Leadership Academy, I have personally experienced the ongoing instability in education during these...

Cultivating a Classroom Culture Virtually

Cultivating a Classroom Culture Virtually

This article was originally published on November 17, 2020 by MontcoToday. By Amanda Moreton As educators continue navigating the 2020-2021 school year, it has become apparent that creating a supportive and positive virtual classroom culture presents challenges....

2020 Guide to In-Person Schooling in Pennsylvania

2020 Guide to In-Person Schooling in Pennsylvania

This article was originally published on September 3, 2020 by MontcoToday. Navigating the 2020-2021 school year is challenging. It’s hard to know if your school is teaching in-person or virtual, or what alternatives are available to traditional schooling. The Lincoln...

The Lincoln Center Offers Tips on Preparing for the New School Year

The Lincoln Center Offers Tips on Preparing for the New School Year

This article was written by David Bjorkgren. It was originally published on August 20, 2020 by MontcoToday. As the new school year rapidly approaches, school districts are facing new expectations and questions about what lies ahead.  Schools and communities have...

Gaming and the Evolving Classroom

Gaming and the Evolving Classroom

by Cathrin Myburgh and Michael Venzke While technological advances have brought transformative innovations, certain critics don’t tend to think of video games as one of them: For them, at best, video games are waste of time, and at worst, they promote dangerous values...

Easing Back to School Anxiety

Easing Back to School Anxiety

For many, the arrival of September means cooler weather, the return of pumpkin spice everything and the excitement of the “back to school” season.  The return to school is usually punctuated by the purchase of new fall clothes, shiny new school supplies, and the...

Music Is “Key” to Education

Music Is “Key” to Education

Music is an integral part of education because it offers an outlet for being creative and expressive without fear of judgement. Music has also been proven to have a multitude of positive effects, including reducing stress and increasing happiness. Providing musical...