RALEIGH – A grand experiment has been playing out the past few weeks as schools of all types and sizes have launched fall semester education.  Almost universally, within a few days of launch, each school and school system from pre-K to college has made significant changes to their initial plans, based on immediate feedback on what is working — or more commonly — what is not.

As leader of a nonprofit organization that has education as one of the pillars of RIoT’s mission, I’m not writing to debate or criticize the various approaches that schools have chosen to follow.  There is plenty of Monday morning quarterbacking going on right now, which has questionable value. But I am interested to explore greater trends in education that COVID may accelerate.

Read more of Tom Snyder’s thought piece on educational trends on WRAL Techwire.