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February 3, 2021

The Weekly Roundup: The Race for Reopening

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Thinking of teachers as Learning Engineers and the race for vaccine distribution and school reopening.

Welcome to the Meratas Memo’s Weekly Roundup! This is your weekly fix of higher education and alternative financing news. Here are this week’s stories:

Not Just Teachers, Learning Engineers 

The pandemic was particularly tough on educators. Having to adapt to a new way of teaching and finding better ways to connect to students remotely has been no small feat. So how do we continue to empower teachers even beyond the pandemic?

It’s about empowering teachers with their already innate ability to be learning engineers and about looking at what school should be as opposed to what it could be.

Read the full story on Edsurge here. 

Vaccines and the Race to Reopen Schools

With vaccine distributions on the horizon, many are starting to wonder how this will affect a “return to normal” when it comes to schooling. However, concerns about vaccine roll out and new strains of the pandemic virus have people concerned about how that will affect school re-openings.

In this post and podcast by Edsurge, they sit down with physician, public health researcher, and executive director of Ariadne Labs Asaf Bitton to discuss the details and talk about how possible reopening really is.

Read the full story on Edsurge here. 

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