Families must ask schools and themselves what the most important indicators are of a sound choice about returning to school. There is no one correct answer. But how we discuss this as individual families and members of the larger community will be an important indicator of the health of each group.
Covid-19 caught the world unprepared and poorly informed. The world of education has not been immune from the dramatic impact of the pandemic. What have we learned so we are better prepared as teachers and students in the future?
We must now turn our attention to preparing for the reopening of school in September. Most educators assume we will follow a hybrid model of teaching in school and at home in the fall. We can glean important information from our experiences in our virtual classrooms to help us plan for the fall term.