July/August 2020 Issue
June 17, 2020

TEACHING AND LEARNING: What do we miss? Everything.

Source: NYSUT United

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.

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