After they returned to the classrooms blended, the teachers detected these difficulties in the students after a year of virtual classes.
The Ministry of Education of Panama (Meduca) indicated through preliminary reports that studentsSecond and third graders are facing reading problems after a year of virtual classes due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some of these difficulties presented by students have been noted in the San Miguelito region where teachers, when meeting in a blended manner with their students, have perceived the deficiencies.
"Right now we are also developing a proposal to evaluate the program 'Let's all learn to read' in a preliminary way, I can tell you that it has attracted a lot of attention and we are a little restless, it is because in the San Miguelito region, we have already done a Observation directly in the classroom is very evident that our second and third grade students require a lot of reinforcement, strengthening strategies so that they can read in a timely manner," explained Gina Garcés, National Director of Education.
Garcés announced that they are already working on tutorials with these students to reinforce reading.