We can see that our children’s teachers and administrators are doing amazing work against what seemed like insurmountable barriers — but not all of our kids are on board. They’re disappointed, annoyed, resistant, lonely, bored or all of the above, and the result is that while online school is happening, it could probably happen more smoothly if we, the adults in the household, would take our children in hand and dedicate ourselves to their work as schedulers, secretaries, tutors and cheerleaders as well as tech support. Do we owe it to them to try to make up for all that’s changed by ensuring that if nothing else, their progress in reading, science, algebra, history and all the rest will remain as it would have been?
In a word, no.
“Why I Won’t Sacrifice My Sanity To My Kids’ Online Schooling”: