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How has distance learning being an experience to teachers that had been teaching students face to face before this pandemic? What are the pros and cons of teaching this way?

Katie Andrews Katie Andrews 380 Points

I cannot speak as a teacher but I am a full time college student studying elementary education. As a college student, the pros are that for the most part, I do things on my own time. The cons are that I do not get the hands on experience and the rich discussions. In my field placement, I have not heard of many teachers liking the virtual learning. Some are doing hybrid and they said it's a lot more work doing it that way and they are the most exhausted they have ever been. I think for elementary aged children, doing school in person is so important. Unfortuately, it's just not safe right now. 

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