Parents and Teachers Starting ‘Learning Pods’ Are Done Waiting for Permission

by | Aug 5, 2020

The widespread “pandemic pods” that are emerging as back-to-school alternatives this fall are models of parental ingenuity, educator adaptability, and entrepreneurial agility.

These learning pods, or in-home microschools, involve small groups of families coming together to take turns facilitating a curriculum for their children in their homes, or pooling resources to hire a teacher or college student to lead instruction. They are a creative, spontaneous response to uncertain or undesirable school reopening plans that make at-home learning easier, more practical, and more enjoyable for more families.

Excerpt from Intellectual Takeout / August 4, 2020
By Kerry McDonald
Read more: https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/parents-and-teachers-starting-learning-pods-are-done-waiting-for-permission/

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