Suzanne Mayer, a veteran math teacher at Aki Kurose Middle School in Seattle, has a three-screen setup in her garage, which allows her to watch students work and also view her  lessons in student mode, to make sure it’s all working. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
Suzanne Mayer, a veteran math teacher at Aki Kurose Middle School in Seattle, has a three-screen setup in her garage, which allows her to watch students work and also view her lessons in student mode, to make sure it’s all working. (Mike Siegel / The Seattle Times)
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A 3-screen garage: How a Seattle math teacher makes remote learning work

The story of how Suzanne Mayer went from offering a lot of time in a shared physical space to an elaborate setup in her garage speaks to the difficulties of getting online teaching to resemble the instruction students were getting in person, if that’s even possible.

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