As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, KCBS Radio is getting the answers to your questions about the coronavirus pandemic. Every morning at 9:20 a.m. Monday-Friday we're doing an "Ask An Expert" segment with a focus on a different aspect of this situation each day.
Today we're turning our focus to online education and the upcoming school year with Leanna Archambault, Associate Professor at Arizona State University's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.
I can only imagine how much thinking has suddenly been thrown into high gear in your line of work over the last four or five months.
Yes, it's been not so much, I'm sure, as epidemiologists, but definitely in the sphere of education we've been called to help share our expertise. So I'm glad to do that.
Let me talk a little bit with you before we get to our listener questions about the state of the art, as it were, in the training of teachers. I mean, you have a cohort of teachers who range in age from their mid twenties, maybe to their mid sixties, with vastly different experience with technology and with teaching techniques. How do you look at that these days?