If you take the emotional angst out of our current situation; curious to hear how you think education (all levels) will change post Covid. Will zoom and other tech help reinvent the classroom? Will the elites have to up their game to create value worth tuition in a tech savvy world? Will online be the standard going forward?
I imagine there will be some very creative new ways of teaching. I know many will be stuck in the pre covid mode as change is hard. Also each level of education is so different (early ed through college). Wife is an educator. Many friends are educators. They are all resistant to change and want out. I don’t blame them but can’t help but feel this would be the time to create something special.
I remember S had a HS science teacher who stressed that he believes in the kids teaching themselves (used a lot of online resources - 6 yrs ago) and that his role was to facilitate discussion. Very much open architecture environment. Felt very odd to the structured student (including my son). Maybe he was on to something.
I do feel the pandemic will bring upon lasting change in society. How we do things. It will test conventional thought and irritate status quo thinking.
D is a performing artist. Yesterday she took a ballet and jazz class given by a prominent Broadway studio… from the comfort of our makeshift dance room / living room in FL. Never would have had that opportunity. She thought it went quite well. First time they ever did this so I imagine it will improve.
After 17 yrs in the house, we finally will be using our living room. It took a pandemic