Amanda

Full transcription coming soon. The entire audio interview is available above.

Amanda* is a 5th grade teacher for students with learning disabilities at a county elementary school in Maryland.

“The biggest challenge is getting students to show up.”

*Pseudonym provided by the interviewee.


Interview highlight:

“It’s been a little rough trying to get people to get online. We’re trying to figure out things like learning plans, specialized learning plans, especially for how to deal with their accommodations . . . How do you do extra time for kids on a test when it shuts down automatically. . . We’ve had to call home a lot to check on the kids and to talk to the parents. The biggest challenge is getting students to show up.”

Elementary school classroom.

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