We have become experts on distance learning and some have had the extra challenge of simultaneous in-person and remote teaching. Some of us have been stretched to our absolute limit and many K-12 educators, already underpaid and overworked, are choosing to leave the profession they love.
As we pass the half-way point of the pandemic, there are valuable lessons about equity and access to learning that we can take away. We must not aim to return to life as it was before. What valuable lessons can we take from this experience to improve teaching for everyone?