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May 3, 2021 Hello Teacher! Day 153
T.S. Eliot begins his epic poem “The Wasteland” with “April is the cruelest month,” but that is because he did not live through May 2021, the month that changed our last year of confinement with a deliberate…
Created By: Heidi Chase; Contributed By: Heidi Chase
Date: 05/03/2021

May 13,2021 Hello Teacher! Day 161
This is our second full week back in school full time and the struggle in my schedule is pacing. After teaching longer 60 plus minute virtual classes two or three times per week, the question of the week is how…
Created By: Heidi Chase; Contributed By: Heidi Chase
Date: 05/13/2021

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Beechmont Street in Worcester is typically very busy, but the road was clear on April 1, 2020 due to the stay-at-home order. A woman took advantage of the clear passage and pushed a baby carriage down the middle of Beechmont Street. Not sure why…
Created By: Caitlin McCarthy; Contributed By: Caitlin McCarthy
Date: 04/01/2020

The author believes that all students should have mandatory summer school after the COVID-19 pandemic. He believes that students time spent online learning is time lost and that students need time to learn what they have missed during the pandemic.
Created By: Jim Manly; Contributed By: Jim Manly
Date: 2/21/2021

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, there have been countless instructions on what to do and how to act in order to keep ourselves and everyone around us safe. In an effort to promote careful and cautious behavior, many signs indicating protective…
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Date: 09/07/2020

This article describes how the Worcester Public School system failed to transition from in person education to online education. The article talks about how the schools failed to distribute adequate technology to kids that needed it for nearly 2…
Created By: Bianca Vazquez Toness; Contributed By: Bianca Vazquez Toness
Date: 6/28/2020

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Created By: Jonathan Wiggs; Contributed By: Jonathan Wiggs
Date: 6/28/2020

A one-hour recording of WHM’s “Our History Now: Stories From Worcester’s Pandemic” that has been posted to WHM’s YouTube channel.
Created By: Worcester Historical Museum; Contributed By: Worcester Historical Museum
Date: 8/05/2021

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When the Worcester Public Library closed down in March 2020 to stop the spread of COVID-19, they launched the #HeartWorcester campaign to stay connected with the community. The campaign asks residents to place a paper heart in their window with the…
Created By: Worcester Public Library; Contributed By: Worcester Public Library
Date: 03/22/2020

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This video is just a small snippet of the amazing men and women that have come together in my group to help our health hear all this with much-needed PPE, food and support.

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