If Class Outside Was Good Enough for Plato, It’s Good Enough in a Pandemic

The 1960s TV spy spoof Get Smart had a ridiculously unworkable piece of conferencing hardware called “the cone of silence.” Unfortunately, that gives a pretty good idea of what’s been happening in the pandemic-era college classroom, with its Zoom classes and its in-person classes held behind plexiglass barriers and mandated masks. These efforts to block […]