Silver Linings: Why Remote Learning Allows Some Students to Shine
March 2020 saw a massive upheaval in Americans' day-to-day lives as the COVID-19 pandemic began to take its toll. While professionals able to do their jobs remotely transitioned to working from home, schools closed their doors and took on the Herculean task of moving learning from the classroom to the cloud—no small feat under ideal conditions, let alone when the country is in crisis and life has changed seemingly overnight. Every individual is coping with and adjusting to the upheaval in their own way, and students are no different. But although schooling in a pandemic has proven difficult for some, others seem to be not only getting by but flourishing.
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