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COVID-19: Teaching During a Pandemic (2020)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2020-11-20

Duration: 00:05:35

Subjects: COVID-19 pandemic | Education | TEACHERS


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Fortenberry, Rex Q. Editor
  • Nelson, Nicole Interviewee
  • Lewis, Michelle Interviewee


This segment from the November 20, 2020, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s report on the challenges facing teachers during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. He interviews Nicole Nelson, a teacher at Linwood Public Charter School in Shreveport, and Michelle Lewis, a teacher at MSA-East in Iberville Parish. They discuss: the importance of flexibility; the challenging logistics; the safety protocols in place; the kids continuing to learn despite the challenges; and teaching in a virtual environment.