By: Sheila McCrea & James Tew -
Friday, July 31, 2020
ANGOLA, IN - The COVID-19 pandemic caused extensive disruptions to elementary and middle school education this past spring, and is bringing many changes this fall.
In the newest episode of Trine University's Faculty Focus podcast, Alison Todd, assistant professor in the university's Franks School of Education, former elementary and middle school teacher, and mother of two elementary-age children, talks about the impact of COVID-19 and continued uncertainty due to the pandemic on students, parents and teachers.
Related topics include what schools provide for students beyond knowledge of basic skills, and how that was impacted by the pandemic. The episode also highlights ways in which parents and teachers can prepare for this fall.
Produced through the Trine Broadcasting Network, the Faculty Focus podcast features interviews with Trine University faculty members about current research and/or topics of interest to the community at large.
The podcast is available at facultyfocus.transistor.fm as well as on trineradio.com and platforms such as Spotify, iTunes, Google Play and Stitcher.