It is important to consider how schools are responding to climate change not just in the classroom, but on a practical level as well.
From the unknown emotional impacts of the pandemic to the uncertain extent of student learning loss, educators aren’t sure what awaits them when in-person learning resumes.
Would K-12 students be able to maintain physical distance? Could they keep their mouths and noses covered? COVID-19 seemed to present a daunting classroom-management challenge.
Most people tend to assume that my students are capable of less-than-stellar academic performances because they have complicated lives outside school.