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Collected Item: “First day of school during Covid”

Give your story a title.

First day of school during Covid

What sort of object is this: text story, photograph, video, audio interview, screenshot, drawing, meme, etc.?

Photograph. I took it

Tell us a story; share your experience. Describe what the object or story you've uploaded says about the pandemic, and/or why what you've submitted is important to you.

My daughter began 1st grade at home through online learning. Her first day was July 27th, and she returned in person on September 8th. Trying to balance everyone working and learning from home was an incredible struggle, and didn't benefit anyone. Mom was working on her dissertation and taking classes, her dad was teaching high school from 8-3 each day, and she had classes with homework throughout the day. For a 6 year old who had no idea how to type, it was very hard to get everything completed. While we are glad that she is back in school, I worry about her safety everyday.

Use one-word hashtags (separated by commas) to describe your story. For example: Where did it originate? How does this object make you feel? How does this object relate to the pandemic?

#onlinelearning, #backtoschool, #learningtotype, #covid, #stircrazy, #notenoughbandwidth

Who originally created this object? (If you created this object, such as photo, then put "self" here.)

Erin Lane

Give this story a date.

2020-07-27
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