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Teaching Teens in a Global Pandemic

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Monday, March 16, 2020, 2:20 p.m.

My 7th grade English students looked scared. Like most kids, they normally welcomed the end of the school day, but not today — not on the last day of in-person school until who knows when. Our self-appointed class clown asserted he was psyched about his coronavirus “Get Out of Jail Free” card, but his classmates responded not with validating laughter, but with the…




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Brian Scott MacKenzie

Brian Scott MacKenzie

History, politics, education, music, culture. Award-winning high school teacher, former principal. College instructor. Seahawks Diehard. Twitter: @brian_mrbmkz

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