The viral effects of Covid-19 continue to challenge us on many levels, but perhaps one of the most affected is education. Navigating the institutional limits of virtual and in-person learning requires that students, teachers and families adapt to new scenarios: parents supervising their children’s online lessons while trying to work from home, teachers scrambling for materials and tools to supplement online lessons, college students figuring out housing options. While these circumstances have surfaced new talents — which have helped some students and teachers thrive — many are left feeling overwhelmed. Our authors dig deeper and share their attempts to care for educational communities, enhance resilience and practice empathy.
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