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5 08, 2020

This Year Will Be a Lost School Year

By |2020-08-05T21:53:07-04:00August 5th, 2020|Current Events in Education, Featured, Instruction & Curriculum, Opinion|0 Comments

Everyone is anxious about the upcoming school year.  Parents need and want their kids in school.  Teachers miss the personal interactions that define teaching.  Truth be told, I think everyone misses the structure and security of having schools open.  But, many people realize we don’t have control of a contagious disease ravaging our communities.  Instead [...]

4 08, 2020

Ending White Supremacy is a White Educators’ Fight

By |2020-08-04T12:49:14-04:00August 4th, 2020|From the Front Lines|0 Comments

Imagine walking into your classroom and seeing something completely different. Every child has been fed, is well-rested, and wearing clean clothes. Your classroom is stocked with all the materials you and your students need. As you move through your day there is plenty of time for art, music, science, and history. There is no standardized [...]

3 08, 2020

Universities Collaborate on the Biggest Experiment in Higher Ed: Reopening

By |2020-08-03T16:38:02-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Current Events in Education|1 Comment

By Kate Brennan This fall universities across the nation will collaborate on Higher Ed’s largest experiment: opening their doors during a worldwide pandemic. Wittingly or not, faculty and students have been enlisted as the test subjects.  Even with coronavirus cases spiking nationally, with proof that individuals of all ages - including children - can die from this highly communicable disease, [...]

2 08, 2020

Stop Saying, “Of Course We Want to Be Back in Classrooms with Kids…”

By |2020-08-02T17:16:21-04:00August 2nd, 2020|Featured, Opinion|0 Comments

Guest Writer: Emma Martin In the past 5 months as a teacher during the COVID-19 pandemic, the public has viewed educators in different ways. First, we were seen as heroes. Champions for students who put on our capes and, in mere days, rescued our kids from quarantine with online activities, social Zoom check-ins, driveway hellos, [...]

29 07, 2020

Children Left Behind: Virtual Learning Isn’t the Culprit

By |2020-07-29T19:09:46-04:00July 29th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID, COVID-19, Current Events in Education, Featured, Instruction & Curriculum, Opinion|0 Comments

Every day there is news about a district extending their remote learning, a company keeping their workers at home for another few months, and more calls for life to start going back to normal despite the bleak situation we find ourselves in. It is understandable to miss “normal” - going shopping could hardly be considered [...]