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8 NYC Teachers on Going Back to School This Fall

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This month, millions of families across the country are facing a weird, stressful start to the school year: While some kids head back to the classroom for the first time in many months, others will stick to virtual learning. In the midst of both scenarios are the teachers, tasked with figuring out new ways to do their jobs safely. Jasmine Clarke caught up with 8 New York City teachers to hear how they’re approaching the most unique “back to school” season of their lifetimes. 

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Teachers/Professors on Going Back to School This Fall

Subject: Humanities
Teaches: 6th grade
School: Central Park East II, Manhattan

How have the events of this year changed the way you’ve thought about your curriculum?

I already wanted to start integrated teaching, which is kind of proposing that students share what they’re interested in learning and then allowing them to do a research project. Especially now, you want to make sure that they feel connected to what they’re learning. I teach in East Harlem, and the Hispanic and Black community are much more affected by what’s going on with COVID, with protests, and on and on. I want them to feel like they’re learning what they want to learn.

In our present uncertainty, would you rather be teaching in person or remotely?

I wish I could teach in person—but I’m also sensitive to the fact that I don’t live with someone who is immunocompromised, and I’m not immunocompromised. I don’t…

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This month, millions of families across the country are facing a weird, stressful start to the school year: While some kids head back to the classroom for the first time in many months, others will stick to virtual learning. In the midst of both scenarios are the teachers, tasked with figuring out new ways to do their jobs safely.



8 NYC Teachers on Going Back to School This Fall

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