This article examines the educational impact of the stay at home order issued in the spring of 2020. It explores methods that were used to connect with students during this time such as YouTube videos, book drop offs, parent education PowerPoints, and online teaching. It concludes with the understanding that a passion for literacy can be ignited in students even in challenging situations.

Author Bio

Kristin Scherkenbach is an Academic Specialist at Cross Creek Charter Academy in Byron Center, Michigan. She works as a reading interventionist for students in grades K-5 and also spends part of her time as a literacy coach.



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