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Masked and Ready for School

Teaching during COVID-19 is making me a better educator

Selfie of me smiling under my mask with fogged up glasses, by the author

“I don’t like that I can’t see my friends’ and teachers’ smiling faces.” — 5th grade student

In my 22 years in the classroom, I couldn’t have imagined having to cover my face and tell my students over and over to separate, social…




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Samantha Lazar

Samantha Lazar

Poetry, fiction, and essays in celebration of being a Mom, Wife, Educator, Writer, & Lover of Life.

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