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Schools Are Almost Certainly Re-Opening in the Fall
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Here’s Your Post-Pandemic Shopping List Suffice to say, the last year and a half of school has been unprecedented, challenging for some and nearly impossible for others. When COVID-19 shut down schools in the spring of 2020 many teachers who were used to instilling knowledge through hands-on interactions with children were relegated to video chatting for 6-7 hours a day instead. At the beginning of this school year, some districts reopened while others remained closed, and some adopted a hybrid model where students could come to school while others stayed home and conferenced in. It’s been a long road, but...
It’s taken me 2 weeks to write about this — not because I didn’t want to — but because I didn’t feel ready to.
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For Harry Potter fans, coronavirus has felt like Voldemort to my mind. Writing about the virus that I wish didn’t have to be named has taken me lots of mental and emotional processing time. And perhaps you can relate. It went from being insidious to pandemic within weeks. Suddenly my daughter’s school was canceled “indefinitely.” My heart lept into my throat when I read the school district’s email. I was moving into my new therapy office that day. I brought Clorox wipes with me and cautiously wrapped the wipe around the door handle as I walked into my new space....