Tag: COVID-19

Grave Improvements Required to Manage Distance Learning for Black Students Struggling with Literacy

COVID-19 has done more than cause a health pandemic, economic scare and new adaptation to our social norms. It has also uncovered the unreasonable and unrealistic ideals we have for children and parents matriculating through the public education system. The educational system needs to be reformed drastically. COVID-19 has shown us that education is not exempt from racial and socioeconomic…

Georgia Schools Will Remain Closed and Educate Students Virtually. . . So What Does This Mean For Parents?

The 2019 -2020 school will definitely be one for the books. This has certainly been a rocky year for me professionally because of the death of a student, certification challenges, and closure of school due to the COVID-19 pandemic. I am concerned for the parents of my students. Decisions are being made that impact the health and wellness of our…

It’s Prom Season But Not Everyone is Sad about Cancellations!

Social distancing has shown us that not all scholars are as included in their school culture as we think. As more traditional public schools are leaning on virtual learning, socialization can’t take a back seat. Students are naturally creating platforms for socialization. Socialization and student activities are essential aspects of the educational journey. Many of us are missing the opportunities…

During COVID-19 ALL Families Should Have Internet Access, Food, Water and Shelter.

Educational advocates Nekima Levy Armstrong, Tanesha Peeples, Garris Stroud, Dirk Tillotson, and Zachary Wright have started a petition to the Federal Communications Commission advocating for all families to have free internet access. The COVID -19 pandemic has placed a stronger sense of urgency from public school districts to find ways to support academic instruction as school districts are being closed…