I’m watching this video that CNN posted of this teacher who is absolutely upset on the conditions for this school year. Talking about how students will have to literally sit in a chair all day and practically work alone. They aren’t aloud to move around or interact really with other students. And she’s so heartbroken. And every comment is just horrible. People are saying “suck it up”, “so you have to teach kids manners? That’s what you’re for”. Like no that’s not the point. The point is that teachers WILL NOT be able to provide them with the best learning experience. Students deserve a better experience. The fact that people instantly see that she is just complaining and not actually caring about the kind of education these students will be receiving due to these conditions is just heartbreaking. No one cares. All education is, is glorified childcare apparently.Almost everyone that is not an educator has made that clear. Who cares about the experiences, the support, students having a safe environment to learn about themselves, the opportunities for new experiences, learning how to be successful as well as develop meaningful and even lifelong relationships. No wonder America is failing.
Edit: To clarify, it is ignorant of me go say “Americans”. Not all Americans are like this. I was not meaning educators and parents or people that actually care. But it does seem that many don’t care about the quality education a student receives and are not empathetic to the reasons of why schools are apprehensive about having in school learning at this time.
Just because we have all been a part of education at some point in our lives does not make us all experts.
And please refrain from being hateful, this is just an opinion that I wanted to discuss with others. If you don’t agree, fine. No need to say mean things.