“It’s like a prison for kids”: parents blow up a video of a Florida school district showing “apocalyptic” classrooms updated with shields of teachers, shields and lab clothes as all U.S. schools prepare in a similar way
- Manatee County last week shared a two-minute video on their Facebook page showing what the refurbished schools will look like.
- The footage depicts teachers on facial panels, students sitting alone at a dinner table, and staff stopped to be examined for illness
- Viewers blew up the clip, saying schools looked like a “prison home” and that intentions to keep students from social isolation were doomed to failure.
- Manatee County schools are scheduled to open Aug. 18, and students can attend full-time
- Thousands of other schools are also reopening next month, which means video scenes are a thing for millions of students across the country.
A promotional video created in a Florida school district illustrating what open classrooms will look like has blew up parents claiming their children are being sent to “jail.”
Last week, the Manatee County School District on the west coast of the state posted a two-minute clip on Facebook.
A clip titled “Renewing 2020-2021. Plan ”shows teachers’ protective lab coats and face shields. It features a montage of students sadly walking down the aisles, making six feet apart.
Another malicious moment in the video shows the children sitting alone at the dinner tables to follow the guidelines of social isolation.
Manatee County schools are scheduled to open Aug. 18, and students will be able to return full-time.
Thousands of other schools across the country are also reopening next month. That means scenes from Florida videos are the thing that will come to millions of students across the country.
Last week, the Manatee County School District on the west coast of the state posted a two-minute video to Facebook that was blown up by parents and guardians.
A clip titled “Renewing 2020-2021. Plan ”, showed the teachers protective laboratory coats and face shields
The video also showed a scene where students were sadly walking down the corridors, making six feet apart.
A taste of things to come: The scenes in the Florida video are likely to be repeated in many states from next month, and a map showing most of the country is preparing to at least partially open its schools
The Florida video sparked outrage when one viewer spun, “It looks like a prison for kids!”
Another wrote: “It is gratifying that they are planning to open up the mental health and well-being of young people, but it is completely ridiculous. If they intend to wear masks, the rules of segregation and imprisonment should not be abolished. ”
Meanwhile, a third viewer said he felt sorry for kindergarten students whose first experience at school would be greeting teachers with face masks.
“New kindergarten students who are already feeling anxious about the new school and class will feel so comfortable and safe going to this environment … NO! Children of this age need learning experiences and social interaction with others, ”they said.
Another malicious moment in the video showed children sitting alone at dinner tables following social distance guidelines
“I’m not lying, he looks a little apocalyptic, a little” Hunger Games-y! “One mom said about the promotional video
Meanwhile, a Florida mother went to TikTok to share her thoughts on a new promotional video for the school district.
“I’m not lying, he looks a little apocalyptic, a little” Hunger Games-y! exclaimed.
According to the school district website, students can attend physical classes five days a week or continue learning from home full-time.
A combination of personal and virtual learning will also be offered, which means that on some days schools may be overcrowded than others.
Parents say they are still confused about how things will work logically.
Will the same applications apply to both high school and high school? What is the plan for changing periods? ‘one asked.
“Will lunch time be shared? Will students have a shorter time to eat? ‘another asked, according to Buzzfeed.
Manatee County schools are scheduled to open Aug. 18, and parents will be able to choose how often students attend.