The Washington Post gathered stories of creative teaching from throughout the Washington region. The anecdotes collected below do not represent everyone’s experience, but they highlight notes of grace — and offer sparks of hope. ‘Everyone’s got laundry!’ As the weeks of online learning stretched into months, art teacher Abigail Dillingham […]

Olathe Library teen assistant Kelly Darling works on a project for an Arty Party program. Darling conducts the programs twice a month online. Courtesy photo Staying home and being socially distant from people can get boring, especially if you’re a kid. To give those young hands something creative to do, […]

There are also empty therapist’s offices across the city, as telehealth has become the norm. Teresa Stern, a licensed clinical social worker, didn’t want to give up her $2,200-a-month office with river views in Brooklyn Heights, which she described as “one of the best she’s ever had.” So she subleased. […]

CLOSE So far 180 public, private and parochial districts have gotten state permission to start with all-remote instruction, Gov. Murphy said. NorthJersey.com Meghan Radimer had to get creative. Radimer teaches physical education, and the COVID pandemic has made that particularly challenging since her school’s classes are online. So Radimer has asked her students […]

Life in the Philippines hasn’t been the easiest lately. With over 325,000 confirmed cases, the country wears the unenviable crown as Southeast Asia’s current coronavirus hotspot, with regions across the country dipping in and out of lockdown since March. Needless to say, the pandemic’s impact on the day-to-day life of […]

Credit: CC0 Public Domain With the coronavirus causing some gym-goers and regulars at the local recreation center to reconsider their workout spot, staying physically active means getting creative with an exercise routine closer to home. There are lots of safe ways to work out while maintaining physical distance. Early fall […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Another one for the road as Troy Stacy prepares a “Pour and Play” delivery bundle, bringing draft beer and vinyl to your front door.    What You Need To Know The pandemic has halted the music industry as we know it with no return in sight Craft & […]

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The coronavirus has upended everyday life in ways big and small. What happens when those disruptions overlap with voting? Thousands of state and local election officials across the U.S are sharing ideas and making accommodations to try to ensure that voters and polling places are safe […]