As a Teacher in a Pandemic, Where Does Work End and I Begin?
Integrating the personal with the professional was helpful in the chaos of 2020. But by 2021, I often lost track of whether I was a teacher or a therapist.
Joelle Renstrom is a science and tech freelance writer who focuses primarily on robots, AI, and space exploration. She's been published in the Washington Post, CNN, the Guardian, Slate, New Scientist, and NASA's Astrobiology site. Her collection of essays, Closing the Book: Travels in Life, Loss, and Literature was published in 2016. She teaches writing at Boston University.
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