Today a dear friend and educator colleague of mine talked about silver linings with distance learning. She pointed out that distance learning has forced us to get to know our students better and vice versa. We’re in their homes, teaching online. They’re in ours.

Academics more often than not has been overshadowed by social emotional learning (and to some extent, should be) because we must know our students before we can most optimally get to the academics, especially in this distance learning platform. And this stay at home time has forced many of us to get to know ourselves better…

Angela Censoplano Holmes

Author of 🦋Life is a Classroom, A teacher's journey. District Resource Specialist, & Teacher Educator who ❤s learning and advocating for students & teachers.

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