It’s possible that we’ll return to something closer to normal next year, but from start to end, 2020–2021 has been full of uncertainty, fatigue, fear, and a need for flexibility that’s stretched even the most agile educators. We might be tempted to slam the door shut on this school year and just look forward. However, we should reflect on this year and identify insights gained. We don’t need to find silver linings, and it often doesn’t help to say, “Everything happens for a reason.” But being able to point to learnings builds resilience. And to clarify: Resilience enables us to thrive, not just survive. It’s time we aim higher than mere survival.
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