Our students aren’t really ours; they’re yours. When all of this is over, and we reunite again hopefully, we will do so with a little bit more understanding and patience from the other one’s perspective.
Homeschooling is definitely going to be a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be burdensome. This time at home with our children can be a real gift for the Black community—a time that we can use to bond with our Black children and teach them about our amazing history and our resiliency as a people.
The Oklahoma State Board of Education voted Wednesday to close public schools statewide for the remainder of the school year and to turn to distance learning in an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus, which has now infected 164 Oklahomans.
Now as the new virus upends life across the nation, officials are reconsidering remote learning as the probability of closing schools beyond April 6 looms.
Teaching is hard. Good teaching is really hard and takes practice. Great teachers are angels from God, in addition to the other things. Basically, give yourself a break. I’m sending you a virtual hug. We are all figuring this out.
Tulsa Public Schools is using social media content to support parents with elementary-aged children at home. The district is launching two regular week-day features on its Facebook page.
Homeschool doesn’t have to be burdensome; it’s a time that can be a real gift for the Black community, a time that we can use to bond with our Black children and teach them about our incredible history and our resiliency as a people.