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December 4, 2020

Exploring the challenges and coping strategies of the world’s youngest learners

Logan Schiciano,

The initial thrill of learning from home that many young children experienced back in March has quickly faded into an endless stretch of fear, isolation and uncertainty. The pandemic is not only proving costly for their academic, social and emotional development, but has taxed parents and teachers, who have morphed from homeschool assistants, to scientists fielding questions about the virus, and psychologists attempting to calm their children in an age where peace of mind is seemingly nowhere to be found.

Tower Broadcast News Producer Logan Schiciano, a senior at the Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, explores the challenges and coping strategies of the world’s youngest learners, their parents and teachers in a five-part special report. Click the “read more” button above to view.

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