The Need for ‘Learning Pods’ Creates a Generation of Unexpected Teachers

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“Some are calling themselves tutors, others teachers. Regardless of the title, we are agents in a profoundly new educational space.”

Last September, I took my “last first day of school” picture and celebrated my intention of never returning to a classroom. In April, I graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in English and American culture.

“School is a bit different this year: there are only three students, our schoolhouse doubles as a family home, and—somewhat unexpectedly—I am the teacher.” (Lauren Janes)

Here I am, though, bachelor’s degree in hand, waking up at 6:30 a.m. to get ready for another first day of classes. School is a bit different this year: there are only three students, our schoolhouse doubles as a family home, and—somewhat unexpectedly—I am the teacher.

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