A Salute to Teachers During the Pandemic

Photo:https://www.tampabay.com/news/health/2020/03/31/10-uplifting-stories-of-tampa-bays-creativity-and-kindness-amid-coronavirus/ It’s been several weeks now. And some parents have begun to complain quite audibly about their children having to learn at home. As one parent put it to me a few days ago, “too bad they couldn’t switch to virtual classrooms, keeping kids in the same daily routine and receiving direct instruction.” Essentially, she …

Adding Compassion to the Long-Distance Curriculum

Photo:https://www.compassionaterochestermn.org/ In these surreal times, with virtually everyone either under a stay-at-home mandate or voluntarily quarantining, daily life has taken on a completely new look and feel. In the process, education has not only been transformed into a long-distance experience but also now truly does take a village to undertake. Many students are learning on …