As schools begin to re-welcome students into campus, educators and district leaders have formulated a new model that hits two birds with one stone, resuming the intimacy of in-person learning while curbing the spread of COVID-19. They call it the hybrid learning model.
The number one goal of countries all over the world is to achieve herd immunity, which is when the majority of people develop natural or acquired immunity to the virus, hence losing its ability to spread. But looking at today’s rise of COVID-19 cases, the continuous mutation of new variants, and the number of people getting vaccinated, how close are we to the ultimate goal of herd immunity?
Among the influx of news about vaccines, lockdowns, and the new delta and lambda variants, health protocols surrounding the reopening of schools is another topic of heated conversation.