The President of the Maine Education Association is reacting to the state's decision to clear the way for every county in the state to pursue in-classroom instruction. The green classification unveiled last Friday means that as long as safety protocols are followed, students can go back to school.
The preparations for going back to school are well underway across the state.State officials continue to focus on striking the balance between safety and delivering an effective education..What about teachers who work with students with specialized needs?
Teachers are facing their own challenges during this pandemic as they await finalized school reopening plans for the fall.From increased workloads, to health concerns, and most important to all of them...their students.
Doctor David Prescott a psychologist from Acadia Hospital says an unknown future is one of the leading causes of anxiety. He says it's totally normal for kids, parents and school staff alike to feel anxious due to an uncertain school schedule.
With school starting, many parents are scrambling to get their kids new school supplies and clothes. But, as you check off your to-do list, don't forget about their health especially when it comes to the neck, back, and shoulders.