Call the email exchange spirited. Each side marshalled evidence in the form of research. I was one side of the two-sided correspondence. I don't fear Covid-19, per se. I do take precautions; I have tried to learn from the missteps of the Pandemic of 1918. I respect the fact that Covid-19 has done tremendous damage; … Continue reading Fear? Or, Caution and Respect?
An emotional landmine exploded in my garage over the weekend during a heated political discussion. The opposing debater is someone I have known for fifteen years; but I had never seen him so exercised. At one point, I feared he might have a heart attack in front of me. Instead, his unexpected, visceral explosion provided … Continue reading Do ACEs Perpetuate Racism?
I logged into Twitter this morning to see this video of people in Palm Beach, Florida defiantly telling officials they could not mandate the wearing of face masks. Their unsupported arguments and hubris were just unbelievable considering the time, energy and money this country puts towards education. Either these folks failed their science classes, or … Continue reading How Will Ignorance Kill Us?
The Washington Post Provides the Federal Document Under Review Begin here and see how some of these bullet points would play out in your school district. The interim guidance for schools and camps begins on page 4. Many of the nation's teachers are already delivering remote instruction as indicated under Phase 1. Instructions for Phase … Continue reading Can Schools Manage Reopening?