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Children’s lost learning and populations at most risk of regressing during pandemic

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Children are at home, cooped up because of social distancing. This has put a strain on their education and some educators are concerned students may be regressing.

On Wednesday, WISH-TV’s medical reporter, Dr. Mary Gillis, D.Ed., discussed how stay-at-home learning disrupts routine and predictability–two critical components needed for optimal learning.

Gillis also discussed how children from certain communities are at most risk for loss of learning as a result of COVID-19 school closures. 

To see the entire segment, click on the video.