COVID-19 has disrupted life for everyone, but the impact on our schools has been especially felt throughout the community. The ongoing pandemic has interrupted conventional learning and forced students, teachers, administrators, and parents to adapt to a new normal. After nearly two years, we hear how those most affected are managing life as we now know it.
Rewatch all of the School in the Time of COVID conversations below.
Staff at Davidson Elementary in the Tucson Unified School District hang a poster letting students know to report if they feel sick. March 10, 2021. (PHOTO: John DeSoto/AZPM)
Student VoicesRecorded on January 26, 2022
Local high school students discuss their experiences managing classes, activities, and expectations during the pandemic.
Educator VoicesRecorded on February 1, 2022
Local teachers and counselors describe the challenges they've faced and the changes they've made during the pandemic.
Community Expert VoicesRecorded on February 16, 2022
Local health care and wellness experts address challenges nearly two years into the pandemic.
Parent VoicesRecorded on March 2, 2022
Parents of local students talk about how they have taken on challenges and adapted to a new way of life during the pandemic.
A collection of resources to assist with navigating the educational, social, and emotional landscape during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arizona 2-1-1Community Resource
Searchable by county, this hub provides resources for housing and shelter, food assistance, rent assistance, COVID-19 resources, and more.
A Trusted SpacePBS LearningMedia
As the nation navigates the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this film and curriculum offers tools to mitigate the effects of grief, trauma, anxiety, and other emotional stressors affecting both students and teachers.
Social-Emotional LearningPBS LearningMedia
Find resources on core competencies, indicators of schoolwide programs, and SEL for PreK-6 educators.
The Arts for Every ClassroomPBS LearningMedia
Engaging students in creativity enhances learning, but also aids in the expression and processing of emotions.
Coverage of the coronavirus pandemic from the AZPM newsroom.
Mental Health and the Pandemic
The psychological distress brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic is deeply bound to social isolation and economic insecurity and has resulted in a global mental health crisis. (07:43)
Behind the scenes of a major research study being conducted by The University of Arizona and focused on COVID-19 antibody testing and immunity
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