The Best of Our Knowledge #1544 "COVID-19: How Students Are Learning & Will Med Schools Change?" | WAMC

The Best of Our Knowledge #1544 "COVID-19: How Students Are Learning & Will Med Schools Change?"

Apr 23, 2020

Nine-year-old Shamiyah, a third grade student at Brentwood Elementary School in Pensacola, Florida, is getting work done from her kitchen table. It's her new desk during this period of distance learning due to coronavirus.
Credit Sandra Averhart / WUWF Public Media

As students around the country finish the school year at home, many are finding it takes discipline to stay on task.

Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll hear from a high schooler and a grade schooler about home learning from their point of view.

We’ll also hear from Dr. Timothy Hoff, a professor of Management, Health Care Systems and Health Policy  at Northeastern University in Boston, about how the pandemic may change medical training.

And we'll spend an Academic Minute learning to share the road.