This post takes a very different, unusual look at that dynamic. It was written by Rachael Gabriel, an associate professor of literacy education at the University of Connecticut. She has written or edited five books for literacy teachers, leaders and education researchers, as well as numerous articles, and teaches courses for educators and doctoral students pursuing specialization in literacy.
By Rachael Gabriel
Since schools shut down, students have been called the “hobbled” generation and the “covid class.” They have been told they have or will experience covid-related slides, losses, gaps and other deficiencies that are “disastrous.” They have