What do educators miss about being in the classroom? Everything.
While Google Meets are great and remote learning has its uses, some things can’t be replicated outside of the classroom: the heart-to-heart conversation with a student struggling with personal issues, or the pride of seeing a child you’ve known since kindergarten cross the stage and accept her diploma at high school graduation. Educators are doing their best to adapt to the post-COVID-19 reality; but there’s no substitute for the daily rhythm of the classroom and good, old-fashioned human interaction.
In this strange, new world of social distancing, what educators miss the most are their students.