COVID-19 has shaken classroom teaching to its core. It’s like carrying a platter of full water glasses while walking down the aisle of a lurching bus, and doing so daily.
Expect varying degrees of success, and intentionally celebrate those successes in that day to fortify your mental stability.
Believe me when I write that I thank God that he measures out my life in daily installments.
My sanity is grounded in understanding what, exactly, I control and leveraging that control to counter the volley of adjustments to adjustments.
And so, we arrive at mask wearing during this pandemic.
I am relieved that my school district requires students and staff to wear masks, and I am so grateful that I have virtually no pushback from my students regarding this requirement.
One issue under my control involves creating a respectful atmosphere in my room, which includes explaining why mask wearing is important…
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