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Teaching In A Mask: Preparing for Fall 2020

I've been thinking about wearing a mask lately. With that, I've been thinking about back to school. It's that time of year for teachers when we're all thinking even more about the upcoming school year. Rereading our curriculum, getting our classrooms ready...it's very exciting. But this year, things are different. School districts have begun to [...]

Children Left Behind: Virtual Learning Isn’t the Culprit

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 [...]

Blame the Teachers: The White House is Delusional When it Comes to Reopening Schools

Yesterday, the U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos and President Donald Trump took a bold stand against school closures. After conducting decision-making meetings that supposedly included educators, students, and parents from around the country, each leader made their announcement. Devos stressed the idea that schools needed to be “fully operational” in the fall. She did [...]