One mom decided to share a picture of her 5-year-old son crying in frustration while participating in socially distanced learning and it has really broken all of our hearts.
Students are finding it hard to adjust to their new way of life.
via: Getty ImagesOne mom in Georgia found that her son was finding socially distanced learning really difficult so decided to raise awareness on the issue.
The shift back to "normality" was never going to be easy...
via: Getty ImagesBut children are finding it particularly hard to adjust to these new rules.
Students in certain districts are starting to return to school.
via: Getty ImagesThe move divided opinion among parents and students.
And it seems as though what everyone expected has happened.
via: Getty ImagesAs over 100,000 children have now tested positive for coronavirus.
Many wouldn't believe that we're still living through a global pandemic...
via: GettyBut believe it or not, we still are.
But it seems that many people have forgotten that the global pandemic has seized the entire world...
via: GettyAnd even though numbers of infections are steadily dropping in many countries, our country continues to be the worst affected.
There are currently over 5 million actives cases of the virus here in America.
via: GettyIt just doesn't seem to be phasing people anymore.
Many individuals seem to be forgetting that the virus is passed on through close contact...
Grow the hell up. Wear a mask. Look out for each other. It's not all about you. https://t.co/KLcrfkwXrJ— Elizabeth Hackett (@Elizabeth Hackett)1591910999.0
This is why many government officials have stressed the importance of wearing facemasks in public spaces...
via: GettyBecause even though they can't protect a person fully from catching or spreading the virus, they lower that chance significantly.
But regardless of this...
The coronavirus is not under control: America’s shifting Covid-19 epidemic in five charts https://t.co/hhJoOhNqTI https://t.co/Ad5ZJZXHSx— Bloomberg (@Bloomberg)1593377705.0
It just seems that many of us aren't learning...
via: GettyAnd more and more lives are being put at risk because of this.
Of course, healthcare workers are continuing to work harder than ever to save lives...
via: GettyAnd that's not just here in America... it's happening all around the world where infection rates continue to climb.
Despite the risks, schools are opening their doors again.
via: Getty ImagesResulting in a massive spike in virus cases...
Many don't think schools should be opening.
Kids cough like this in public and the government thinks it’s a good idea to open schools back up. Yeah ok https://t.co/ySh1vJJdFa— Emo Florist 🕸 (@Emo Florist 🕸)1594330667.0
Some pointed this out.
Can’t keep 900 baseball players safe with almost unlimited resources but sure we can protect millions of kids jamme… https://t.co/1jG3CbhZnH— Joshua Holland 🔥 (@Joshua Holland 🔥)1595873254.0
And when you take this into account ...
school board: it’s completely safe for kids to go back to school teachers: so you met in person to discuss this… https://t.co/WUzSpgUh8D— Laurazepam (@Laurazepam)1595018413.0
But some schools have opted for a more appropriate response to the pandemic.
via: Getty ImagesThey have shifted to virtual learning to make it safer for their students to continue learning but from a more appropriate environment.
However, this is taking a toll on younger students.
via: Getty ImagesAlong with the stress of starting Kindergarten, one 5-year-old also had the added stress of dealing with virtual learning. At one point, things got so bad that he started crying and used his t-shirt to wipe his tears away.
The young boy was finding the situation very stressful.
via: Getty ImagesAnd after seeing him in so much distress, his mom decided to snap a picture of him to share with the internet so she could raise awareness about the issue.