Homework: Relearning learning amid a global pandemic

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As the ongoing pandemic continues to drive a major shift in the way schools operate, Digital Trends is following students and teachers as they adapt to our new normal. We’ll check in with students, teachers, and families as they adapt to remote schooling, from parents forced to keep young children at home to teachers who suddenly have to teach via Zoom.

A.I. teaching assistants could help fill the gaps created by virtual classrooms

Distance learning has created a disconnect between teachers and students. Can A.I. help fill that void by acting as a virtual assistant?
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With coronavirus on campus, college freshmen face a disorienting orientation

Addison Cross is a college freshman at Texas A&M who's learning the ropes as she navigates her first year at school.
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As coronavirus cases rise, a Miami mom struggles to keep up with distance learning

Norma Schwartz hasn't yet told her kids that they aren't going back to school this fall
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Texas teacher plans to be ‘overly cautious’ as schools reopen

Spanish teacher Juliana Davila is going back to school. But it's not that simple
Juliana Davila

Summer staycation: A Miami mom weighs the cost of keeping her kids cooped up

For parents across the country, distance learning proved to be a struggle
Norma Schwartz

The balancing act: What it’s like to be a high schooler and essential worker

On top of his college-level courses, he delivers food to nursing home residents
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Up in the air: How one Texas teacher is preparing for an uncertain future

Juliana Davila still doesn't know what school will look like in the fall
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Social distance and senioritis: Graduating high school in 2020

It wasn't the senior year she planned, but she's making the best of it
Addison Cross