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A year later, Maryland educators discuss lessons learned from virtual classrooms

March 30, 2021

A growing number of school systems are allowing students to return to classrooms, but Maryland educators say they continue to learn valuable lessons from teaching students virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. Educators joined U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen, for a virtual meeting on Monday, nearly a year after the Maryland Democratic lawmaker convened a similar meeting when they were first scrambling to deal with the challenges of the coronavirus. The challenges for many school systems were extensive. The CEO of the Baltimore City schools, Sonja Santelises, said Monday that families of a large share of students didn’t have a computer, much less internet access.

 

Article Source: WTOP

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