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My Classroom is a Petri Dish

Reflections on my now-empty classroom

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The day before the return to school from Christmas break, I received a text message from one of my colleagues. In it, she told me she received a message stating our school district would be virtual for the start of school because the COVID numbers in our city were very high. A short time later, I received an email from my building principal confirming…




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John Egelkrout

John Egelkrout

I am a teacher in an inner-city alternative school and work a small hobby farm with my wife. I write about politics, education, and social issues.

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