The unprecedented coronavirus pandemic has made a mark on multiple graduating classes.
Tell your story about how the pandemic changed your perception of life after high school.
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Historical understanding requires recognizing this multiplicity of points of view in the past, which makes it important to seek out a range of sources on any historical question rather than simply use those that are easiest to find. It also requires recognizing that perspectives change over time, so that historical understanding requires developing a sense of empathy with people in the past whose perspectives might be very different from those of today. (NCSS D2.His.4.9-12 - D2.His.8.9-12)
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Take a look at the questions below and write down your response. You don’t have to answer every question, but expand the answers that feel most important to you: tell a story that explains to the world how your perception of college has changed due to the pandemic.
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This challenge does not have an active deadline to submit to PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs. However, students are encouraged to publish their stories on their school/club/program website or through video/social platforms such as YouTube, Instagram or Twitter and tag Student Reporting Labs. Check with your teacher to find out instructions for class submissions.