Exhausted and Grieving: Teaching during the coronavirus crisis

Miami Times
4/20/2020

Michael Barbour, who focuses on virtual learning as an associate professor of education at Touro University California, said research shows that preparing lessons for distance-learning can be more time-consuming than for brick-and-mortar settings. Plans for live—or synchronous—sessions can take up to three times as long, he said, and plans for asynchronous lessons can take as much as five to eight times longer.

Experts said teachers and those around them shouldn’t discount the emotional toll that the sudden shift to home teaching is taking on them.

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