Beckie Supiano, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Everyone keeps telling professors to “meet students where they are”—even if it takes more time and effort. But where are they, exactly?
COVID has shaped students’ lives, but not all in the same way. Some are living with health problems or have lost loved ones. Others are recovering from the isolation of the early pandemic, or are making sense of the polarization it has deepened. Their social skills have grown rusty, their concentration limited.