Providence Journal: ‘Every day … a little better’

Stephanie Zonfrillo’s physical classroom is closed, but every morning she brings Room 304 to her students in all of its noisy, colorful detail.

Zonfrillo, accompanied by her two daughters, is teaching from her basement in Warwick. Her seven students, most of whom have significant developmental disabilities, connect via zoom from their kitchens or living rooms in Providence.

Welcome to the new era of distance learning, something unimaginable to most teachers in Rhode Island three weeks ago, something that has become the new normal, thanks to a pandemic that doesn’t respect classroom walls.

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