Schools Out: Caring For Students

Local teachers, parents and students share what they’re doing during the COVID-19 school shutdown as part of WBEZ’s Schools Out series.

Schools Out: Caring For Students

Local teachers, parents and students share what they’re doing during the COVID-19 school shutdown as part of WBEZ’s Schools Out series.

Many people are worried about learning loss with schools shut down.

But with Chicago teachers wrapping up the first official week of remote learning, some say the point shouldn’t be rigorous academics, but rather helping students make sense of what they are living through.

In today’s Schools Out segment, we hear from two eighth grade teachers and a first grade teacher in Chicago who are finding ways to take care of their students.