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Volume 54, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0007-8204
  • E-ISSN: 1943-2216


In this essay, three teacher educators explore their individual pandemic-imposed online “zippered borders” (Fine, 1994, p. 71). Their reflections on navigating the challenges that the past two years created for them and their students resulted in a deeper understanding of the hyphens of teaching various literacy and English language arts methods courses in a virtual setting. The authors’ respective journeys and collaborative sense-making of their commonalities provide critical insights and, perhaps, some inspiration for others to reflect and consider how our best efforts as teacher educators are still, always, in the hyphens.


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