Take away the campus but put back the computer

Take away the campus but put back the computer

The specter of contracting COVID-19 in schools caused us to close campuses. The computer became the most important tool in the toolshed. Discussions and plans are full steam ahead to open for Fall 2020. What about school should we keep or leave out? What are the best uses of our time and creativity to promote intellectual development and educational engagement for students? I wrote a piece about this in March 2020 but now in June 2020, things have grown more puzzling. We also now have some months of experience teaching online. It's time to step on the gas for creating experiences and experiments where students develop projects in collaborative manners. As we approach top speed, we will no doubt see an expansion of the highway. Classes could find their way to the curriculum. Perhaps consider engaging questions and engaging problems, either from students' or teachers' minds. Both the traditional and alternative are possible when the entrance into the work happens via another opening....
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