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I was having a great year. One of my best years of teaching to date. My students, their families, our student teacher, my coworkers...everything was going so well. But then March 2020 began and everything started to change.

I know at this point you are likely in the same position as I am: trying to teach at home via your computer, not able to see your students except through brief conference calls, missing everything about your classroom, going stir crazy, and trying to stay healthy and keep groceries in your fridge amidst this global pandemic.

Nothing seems to make sense anymore. We are going through something that no one in our generation or even the generation before us has gone through. We are building the plane as we fly it. Distance learning wasn't even a phrase that people used until a few weeks ago, yet here we are, teachers all over the world, actively teaching our students and providing little moments of normalcy for them using our webcams, read alouds, and hands-on activities.

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