Archive for July 9th, 2020

Here’s how schools should be thinking about fall classes…

July 9, 2020

In-person? Online? Hybrid? … What to do?
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My view: Educators (especially at the college level) are making a fundamental mistake when trying to structure their curriculums for the fall.

They’re thinking about the problem in the wrong way.

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Now, most schools are simply trying to maintain past schedules and coax all courses online, essentially emulating what’s currently being done in the classroom.

Rather, they should strategize around  two fundamental questions:

1. Which courses require classroom presence?

2. Which courses are most suitable for online delivery?

When those questions are answered, load the fall schedule with the most online-suitable courses … and defer the classroom-dependent courses until the virus is behind us (hopefully when the calendar flips to 2021)

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So, which courses are classroom-dependent and which are online-suitable?

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July 9: C-19 Key NATIONAL & STATES Data

July 9, 2020

Cumulative Deaths 
134,862 Worldometer
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892 Daily New Deaths Worldometer
> 7-day average 582

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Currently Hospitalized

> 43,000 Current
> 7-day average      40,000
> April 22 peak        59,000
> June 21 low point  28,000

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Confirmed Cases

> 64,848 New Cases Worldometer
> 7-day average    82,896
> April 24 peak      36,291
> June 8 low point  17,414

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