Remote learning isn't new: Radio instruction in the 1937 polio epidemic
94% of countries implemented some form of remote learning during the pandemic. And this is not the first time that educators have made use of remote learning.
During a polio outbreak in 1937, the Chicago school system used radio to teach children. During other communicable illnesses, schools typically halted formal learning. Some kids played more while others went back to work at home or on family farms. School sometimes compensated for lost education by shifting the academic calendar or mandating Saturday attendance.
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