When the pandemic caused schools to close, I challenged myself to write a blog post a day about the experience. I had expected to write funny posts about the ridiculousness of the entire situation, sheltering-in-place in a too-small space with too many people. Instead, I wrote about that and so much more. Throughout this journaling experience, I came to several realizations about me, about my students, about my family, about my profession, about our state, and about our country.

Author Bio

Sharon Murchie is an English teacher at Okemos High School in Michigan. She is driven to promote and support critical thinking, advocating for the integration of technology in thoughtful and deliberate ways. She can be reached at smurchies@gmail.com.



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