As this extraordinary school year wraps up, with all its chaos and trauma, and many unknowns swirling about the future, one big question looms: Where should we focus our attention as we prepare for the coming school year?
People are understandably concerned about academic backslide. But before we rush to catch students up to prequarantine goals, we need to understand what’s happened and where it leaves our students. Our job has always been to meet students where they are, never more so than now.
Normal Is Gone
Before we begin planning for students, we must