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Among those whose work has been most impacted by the coronavirus pandemic are teachers. In the course of just a few weeks, nearly all of the nation’s 3.6 million elementary and secondary school teachers have had to reorient their carefully crafted lessons plans for distance learning. What’s more, many of them have had mere days to familiarize themselves with online learning tools they haven’t previous used.
How are teachers coping? On this episode of “The Report Card,” host Nat Malkus speaks with three teachers about their experiences adapting to remote teaching. Joining are William Bell, a third-grade teacher at Hillcrest Elementary School in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania; Alex Wendell, an eighth-grade English teacher at Jefferson Middle School in Columbia, Missouri; and Rob Casilli, a tenth-grade geometry at Democracy Prep Harlem High School in New York City.More