The coronavirus pandemic has forced us all to take a step back and look into ourselves, re-assessing our priorities. Virus-induced disruption has also forced various sectors to engage in a similar process of deep introspection and fundamental re-evaluation. Educators have longed for the right time to reform the sector, and now—at the intersection of disruption and innovation—they have the perfect opportunity.
A photo shared on Twitter shows a boy distance learning via a laptop in Tihamah, Saudi Arabia. (Twitter, @Mal_hothaly)
Elementary school fourth-grader Miriam Amacker does school work in her room at her family's home in San Francisco on April 9, 2020. (AP)
Kelly Dighero, a 3rd grade teacher at Phoebe Hearst Elementary School, holds her first online meeting with students and parents on the front lawn of her home in Sacramento, Calif. on April 13, 2020. (AP)