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Elementary Students Lose Chance to Improve Social Skills with Social Distancing a Priority in Classrooms

Elementary Students Lose Chance to Improve Social Skills with Social Distancing a Priority in Classrooms

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — With the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic, social distancing is becoming a priority in elementary schools, posing difficulties to teachers and students alike. As elementary schools began online classes due to coronavirus concerns, most outdoor play activities such as hide-and-seek and soccer were halted. Teachers are striving to come up with [...]

Upper Elementary Students Show Highest Satisfaction for Online School

Upper Elementary Students Show Highest Satisfaction for Online School

SEOUL, June 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Upper elementary students turned out to have the highest satisfaction with online schooling, while high school students feel the most uncomfortable, a recent survey showed. To prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Korean schools offered classes online for the first time in their history. Educational content firm SchoolJam conducted [...]

Coronavirus Alters Landscape of Student Elections

Coronavirus Alters Landscape of Student Elections

CHEONGJU, June 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The landscape of student president elections at elementary schools has changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. As elementary schools began the new school year late on Monday, elections for student presidents, normally held in March, have just taken place. Buyong Elementary School, located in Yeongdong County, North Chungcheong Province, [...]

Elementary School Students Learning to Distinguish Between Real and Fake News

Elementary School Students Learning to Distinguish Between Real and Fake News

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Education said Tuesday it will develop and distribute new educational content to help students develop their “media literacy” capabilities to critically evaluate media reports. The new content has been created as an auxiliary textbook concept that will be used in Korean language classes for fifth and [...]

Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corp. to Deliver Purification Plants to Elementary Schools

Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corp. to Deliver Purification Plants to Elementary Schools

INCHEON, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Sudokwon Landfill Site Management Corp. (SLC) will deliver air purification plants to 1,568 classrooms at local elementary schools by making use of food waste water. The SLC announced on Wednesday that it will hold a “Save our Seasons” campaign to deliver air purification plants to local elementary schools [...]

Elementary Schools in Gangwon Province Hold Unique Entrance Ceremonies as Student Numbers Dwindle

Elementary Schools in Gangwon Province Hold Unique Entrance Ceremonies as Student Numbers Dwindle

CHUNCHEON, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — With the start to the school year just around the corner, elementary schools in Gangwon Province plan to hold unique entrance ceremonies. At Sodal Elementary School in Samcheok, an entrance ceremony will be held for a single student. Teachers, seniors and local residents will decorate a tree with various [...]

Educators Up in Arms Over Gov’t Bill to Convert Unused Elementary Schoolrooms into Preschools

Educators Up in Arms Over Gov’t Bill to Convert Unused Elementary Schoolrooms into Preschools

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Educators and school administrators are raising their voices in criticism of a revision to the Infant Care Act that was passed in the government’s Health and Welfare Committee on November 24, which decrees that unused rooms at elementary schools be repurposed for use as preschools.  Should the bill pass [...]