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Zoom, Tik Tok & Back To The Room

Bethany Teachman (University of Virginia)

Many American students left for Spring Break in March 2020, and will be returning to in-person school for the first time this Fall. It sounds nice in theory —  some time away from the classroom. But schooling never stopped, and it was difficult. Bethany Teachman says that some students got hooked on social media apps like Tik Tok to cope.

10 mins

Teachers Are Exhausted

Brad Bizzell (Radford University)

These days we recognize that teachers are superheroes. But that celebration may be too little, too late. With low pay and high stakes testing, Brad Bizzell says teachers are under burnt out. 

19 mins

Mindfulness Mondays

Alan Forrest (Radford University)

When the pandemic brought everything to a halt, nature still did her thing. Alan Forrest led Mindfulness Mondays that became a lifeline for many of his colleagues and students around the country.

13 mins

Getting To The Root

Robert McNab (Old Dominion University)

As students enter another uncertain pandemic year, Robert McNab says that we need to prioritize funding mental health resources.

11 mins

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