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Ask the Teachers: Education during a Global Pandemic

Interviewer: Kitty Liu Editors: Tiffany Chen, Joyce Hai, Demi Leng, Shannon Tan, Cynthia Zhang, Molly Zhao, Leon Zhou

Interviewee: Ms. Mora and Mrs. Sukhhiran

Question: What are some difficulties that you have faced with online learning, given the limited resources available?

a) Reaching out to students who unfortunately may not have the same resources toward accessing remote learning. The school has been trying its best to reach all students, but it is hard to get to everyone.

b) The lack of resources, such as a working camera or iPad, to be able to efficiently display my work to my students. Additionally, it is also harder to assess a student’s learning, because you can’t completely tell if they completed the work on their own, especially without the in-person opportunities to speak to them about it.

Question: Can you describe your overall experience with digitized learning? Do you prefer in-class or online instruction?

a) I prefer the in-class interactions I previously had with students daily since those interactions create stronger bonds than I ever can with remote learning. I have also noticed that digitized learning has seemed to bring out a resource gap within our