Coronavirus Florida: ‘Kids these days’ need support, not eye rolls, to overcome crises

What about the children who rely on meals through the school system? How will kids without access to technology complete their school year? What about children living in chaotic or traumatic homes? How will this crisis affect their well being?

Teachers know firsthand that while all children have challenges, some children have more challenges than others. In the midst of a crisis, these challenges come to the forefront. It is worth remembering that once we have moved through these hard and unknown times, those challenges will remain, and some even will be exacerbated. Continue reading.

Es Swihart is an English and International Baccalaureate teacher at Riverview High School. She was the 2018 District Teacher of the Year.