This Salinas kindergarten teacher is getting creative with social media

Ben Cogswell

Remote learning and working are the new “normal.”

What does that mean for the young ones, 5 and 6 years old, who were about to start their educational journey in kindergarten? While adults may have a difficult time adapting to the remote world, children have an even greater challenge ahead.

But not all hope is lost.

Ben Cogswell, a tech-savvy Bardin Elementary School kindergarten teacher, has a plan and he’s sharing it across the web.

In his third year of teaching at Bardin Elementary, things took a rapid turn when a district-wide school shutdown was announced. However, it switched a lightbulb on in the Salinas teacher’s head — social media is the answer.