Kids Don’t Get Covid. Except When They Do. Part 2.

Check out the Covid Kid Project. This team of doctors and scientists are keeping track of kids across the nation who are testing positive for the virus, as well as hospitalizations and deaths. Thanks to Dr. Theresa Chapple for sharing this site info with me on Twitter. This site looks at the national picture and breaks down information by region. I’m particularly interested in…

Children Don’t Get Covid. Except when they do: A List

A few months ago, word got out that children do not get Covid-19 (except when they do). Or if they do, their symptoms are mild (except when they’re not). They may not carry a heavy viral load, according to reports. And they don’t seem to transmit it to adults (except when they do). Yet, each day, news outlets report children of all ages testing…

Back to the Classroom. I’m Scared.

School districts across the nation are voting on their back to school plans. None are good options. All have flaws. In my area of Virginia, the largest suburban districts – Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William – have all decided to begin Fall 2020 virtually. However, those of us at the end of the I-66 corridor and beyond will be in the classroom. Even…

I Have So. Many. Questions.

I have so. many. questions.  I’m trying to see both sides of the re-open school issue. I teach in a rural district where internet access is the biggest hurdle for many of our families. Teaching in-person is much more effective than online. However, I still have questions. Let’s begin with an overview: Last year, we had to keep our classroom doors closed and locked…