Joshua Pauling

Joshua Pauling

Joshua Pauling is a high school history teacher whose writings have been published in Areo, FORMA Journal, Front Porch Republic, Public Discourse, Mere Orthodoxy, Modern Reformation, and Salvo.

COVID Has Forced Teachers to Confront Longstanding Problems—And Education Will Never Be the Same

COVID Has Forced Teachers to Confront Longstanding Problems—And Education Will Never Be the Same

The halls are eerily silent. No slamming lockers, talkative teens, or stairwell make-out sessions. Right about now, I’d gladly take a student yelling an obscenity in the hallway—even one directed at me. Or maybe even a fight to break up. Teaching this year is a lonely, ghost-town experience.

Joshua Pauling
Joshua Pauling
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COVID-19