We won’t be going back to “normal,” post-pandemic. A year of profound disruption promises to reshape K–12 education, while also bringing new advances to the fore.
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.
Teachers are dedicated. They’re trying to make the best of the challenges that the pandemic is presenting. But their stress levels are months ahead of what they should be.
Mindfulness and yoga are becoming popular approaches in our classrooms for their principles that encourage kids to engage their minds, connect with their bodies, and breathe.