Marcela Garcia attends a science class sitting on a three-cushioned chair in her dining room In the capital of Chile while many of its students are listening to it from their beds, because both parties do not have enough space for distance learning caused by the coronavirus pandemic.”
This is how I posted a note on Wednesday before Associated Press in which The main difficulties that Chilean education had to go through in the event of a pandemic are listed and reviewed.
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The epidemic through the eyes of the teacher
Garcia is 46, has a 7-year-old son, and a 21-year-old daughter and works at a school in Puente Alto, which is one of the communes that know the most about the infection.
As commented on the aforementioned broker, It has 405 students Divided into nine courses.
The whole group of weak context And they come from homes that don’t have much digital education.
“Most of them take lessons in their bedrooms, sitting on the bed,” the professional began.
“They don’t have space, sometimes they share a few square meters with their siblings, or their families, or They live crowdedhe added.
In a conversation with The Associated Press, Garcia noted that he noticed that students often did not turn on their cameras.
And it’s not that they don’t want to show themselves: Many are ashamed to show where they live.
But she also faces complications on a daily basis, such as He lives in an empty space He spends several hours sitting trying to teach.
“I ended up with the return of the earthMy feet swell and sometimes my hands too,” he revealed.
She added that her work as a teacher prevents her from helping her children with their homework. The boy, for example, owed five tests at the time of the interview.
Additionally, the paper looked at connectivity issues, not having enough equipment in the house, and the fact that teachers work with equipment loaned to Not having the ability to teach with their own quality equipment.
The AP memo also reiterated the findings of the Comprehensive Learning Diagnostic (DIA) conducted by the Education Quality Agency.
According to an analysis of 7,000 schools, Students did not reach 60% of the necessary learning during 2020, the period in which the distant categories were distinguished.
“We are facing a educational earthquake “The aftershocks can be felt for years,” Education Minister Raul Figueroa said in May.
However, Garcia believes that his Students will learn more.
why? Because of Resume has been narrowed This allows you to further explain and expand the content.
Of all the problems of Chilean education in the pandemic, Garcia pointed out Communication complex with parents and guardians.
Besides, the teaching function itself was considered as another advantage: “It’s too heavy. Now I have to call them by cell phone to find out how they are.”
“The lawyers have my cell phone number, They call me anytime and send me messages on Saturday and Sunday. It is a barrage of questions. They don’t think teachers also have families, that we want comfort,” he closed.