Danielle Del Plato The litany of tragedies and inconveniences visited upon Americans by COVID-19 is long, but one of the more pronounced sources of misery for parents has been pandemic schooling. The logistical gymnastics necessary to balance work and school when all the crucial resources—time, physical space, internet bandwidth, emotional […]

Courtesy of Georgetown University “There’s been more experimentation with pedagogy in the last five months at Georgetown than in the last 200 years.” — Douglas Reed of Georgetown University As the nation grapples with the ever-widening coronavirus pandemic and the imminent start of the 2020-21 school year, families are scrambling […]

A lot of interest, Schachtel says, seems to be stemming from New Jersey, Los Angeles and San Francisco. The San Francisco-based Facebook group Pandemic Pods and Microschools, for instance, now has more than 9,500 members. The group was started by Lian Chang, who wanted to find a safe way for […]