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Apr 30, 2020
The highs and lows of teaching amid the pandemic with Rachell Auld
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While most schools across California and the nation are closed due to the pandemic, Rachell Auld, a high school biology teacher, must find ways to connect and teach her students. In this podcast episode, Rachell describes the challenges and rewards of teaching, learning and coping during the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this podcast episode, you'll learn:
- What Rachell is grateful for (1:30)
- How students are coping (3:22)
- What Rachell thinks students should consider doing with their time right now (6:30)
- The rewards of virtual teaching (9:30)
- What Rachell is doing to help struggling students (12:05)
- How this crisis is fostering resilience (15:20)
- The silver linings of this pandemic (17:51)
- What Rachell's colleagues are doing to stay connected (20:00)
- What Rachell hopes for the future (23:00)

If you enjoyed this story, please view a video Teacher Story with Rachell, "Finding One's True Calling" on our website, www.TeacherStories.org.
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