It snowed in Tokyo yesterday for the first time this year. We don’t get much snow in the city, but when we do, the trains are often affected. Since I’ve been teaching in the Tokyo area, classes have only been cancelled a few times — for weather reasons and once for a measles epidemic.
Today is Digital Learning Day. That, and yesterday’s snow, is a good debate topic:
Should we still have virtual classes even when regular classes are cancelled?
Here’s an article about how one school is opting to have Cyber Days when school is cancelled.