Stan Altman, Special to The Times Published 7:01 a.m. CT May 28, 2020
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It’s old news the coronavirus has disrupted our lives and raised considerable concerns about the digital divide nationwide.
Online learning, broadly defined is not new, so why the pandemonium among parents and teachers alike, concerning its exclusive use today? Primarily because the shortcomings of these tools were tolerated, even ignored, while other more traditional classroom approaches were in use.
But with COVID-19 forcing schools to remain closed and the potential of another wave of the virus this fall, remote learning will likely be the new normal. If we have